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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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NGC 3242, Astrophotography by Gerhard_Engelbrecht

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 280/2800 mm CGEM - 1100
  • Imaging camera: Celestron Nightsc e 8300 (CCD)
  • Mount: Equatorial Celestron CGEM
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Celestron Refractor 80/600 mm 80 mm Guidescope
  • Guiding camera: ZWO Optical ASI120MC-S (CMOS)
  • Accessories: Focal reducer Celestron 0.63x

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 35 x 2 min
  • Darks: 20 x 2 min
  • Flats: 20 x 1 sec
  • Total integration time: 1:50 hours

Acquisition

  • Date: Sat Apr 21st 2018
  • Seeing: 4 / 5
  • Transparency: 4 / 5
  • Sky darkness: 4 / 9
  • Camera sensor temperature: -5.0 ºC
  • Binning: 1x1

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,537 x 2,358 pixels
  • Image Scale: 0.574 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 33' 49''
  • RA Center: 10h 24m 44s
  • DEC Center: -18º 39' 15''
  • Orientation: -177.959 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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