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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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Whirlpool Galaxy, Astrophotography by flavien

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Bresser Achromatic 102/460 mm AR 102 XS
  • Imaging camera: Gpcam GpCam (CMOS)
  • Mount: Equatorial Skywatcher StarAdventurer
  • Filters: IR cut-off (Infrared block) 31.50"
  • Processed with: Sharpcap

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter IR cut-off): 45 x 29 sec
  • Total integration time: 21:45 min

Acquisition

  • Binning: 1x1
  • Gain: 450

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 1,280 x 960 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.685 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 35' 57''
  • RA Center: 13h 29m 57s
  • DEC Center: 47º 14' 40''
  • Orientation: -60.150 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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