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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27
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Flaming Star Nebula, Astrophotography by Ajay_Mandke

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: StellarVue Refractor 110/770 mm SV 110ED
  • Imaging camera: Canon T3i (CMOS) - modified
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher AZEQ5
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Zhumell Refractor 50/163 mm
  • Guiding camera: ZWO ASI 120MC
  • Filters: Omega Optical H-alpha (Narrowband Hydrogen Alpha) 2.00" 95
  • Accessories: Focal reducer Astro-Tech 0.8x 2.00"
  • Processed with: APT (Astro Photography Tool)
    PHD2
    PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto)
    Photoshop 2015CC

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter H-alpha): 28 x 180 sec
  • Total integration time: 1:24 hours

Acquisition

  • Date: Fri Nov 17th 2017
  • Sky darkness: 8 / 9
  • Camera sensor temperature: 25.0 ºC
  • Binning: 1x1
  • ISO: 400

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,035 x 1,358 pixels
  • Image Scale: 3.194 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 48' 17''
  • RA Center: 5h 16m 38s
  • DEC Center: 34º 21' 06''
  • Orientation: 91.410 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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