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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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M 3, Astrophotography by Dan57

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Sky-Watcher Apochromatic 80/510 mm
  • Imaging camera: Canon 1000D (CMOS) - modified
  • Mount: Equatorial
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Spotting scope 50mm
  • Guiding camera: ZWO Optical ASI 120 (CMOS)
  • Filters: Light pollution
  • Accessories: Focal reducer Sky-Watcher 0.85x
  • Processed with: Iris (AstroSurf)

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 7 x 7 min
  • Total integration time: 49:00 min

Acquisition

  • Date: Thu Apr 19th 2018
  • ISO: 800

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,884 x 2,589 pixels
  • Image Scale: 2.251 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 2º 25' 33''
  • RA Center: 13h 42m 22s
  • DEC Center: 28º 20' 26''
  • Orientation: 92.766 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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