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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 100, Astrophotography by DarkFanatic

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Sky-Watcher Apochromatic 100/900 mm Evostar ED
  • Imaging camera: Nikon D 3300 (CMOS) - modified
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Spotting scope 50/200 mm
  • Guiding camera: ZWO Optical ASI 120 MC (CMOS)
  • Filters: Baader Planetarium Broadband UHC 2.00"
  • Processed with: Photoshop CS 6
    DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
    Fitswork

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter IR cut-off): 15 x 360 sec
  • Total integration time: 1:30 hours

Acquisition

  • Date: Sat Apr 21st 2018
  • Seeing: 2 / 5
  • Transparency: 2 / 5
  • Sky darkness: 7 / 9
  • Ambient temperature: 10.0 ºC
  • ISO: 800

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 5,858 x 4,016 pixels
  • Image Scale: 0.447 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 43' 36''
  • RA Center: 12h 22m 37s
  • DEC Center: 15º 45' 45''
  • Orientation: -142.340 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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