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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10
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NGC 659, Astrophotography by SteveBz

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Celestron Newtonian 203/1000 mm C8-N
  • Imaging camera: Nikon D5000 (CMOS)
  • Mount: Equatorial Celestron CG-5
  • Filters: Sky-Watcher Light pollution 2.00"
  • Accessories: Coma corrector Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III for Newtonians 2.00"
  • Processed with: Custom Python
    DSS (DeepSkyStacker) 3.3.4
    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) 2.9.5

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter Light pollution): 1 x 45 sec
  • Flats: 100
  • Bias: 10
  • Total integration time: 45 sec

Acquisition

  • ISO: 640

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 4,310 x 2,868 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.121 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 20' 28''
  • RA Center: 1h 40m 34s
  • DEC Center: 60º 23' 43''
  • Orientation: -177.408 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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