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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54
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Beehive Cluster, Astrophotography by Alexander_Ax



Frames / Subs



  • Date: Thu Apr 19th 2018

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 1,391 x 1,039 pixels
  • Image Scale: 2.278 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 52' 48''
  • RA Center: 8h 39m 59s
  • DEC Center: 19º 40' 06''
  • Orientation: -81.761 degrees E of N

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