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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54
Pleiades Grabbing the Pleiades while waiting for Orion to rise. Frames: 16x118" ISO1600
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IC 353, Astrophotography by Robert_Engberg


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8
  • Imaging camera: Canon 60D AstroModified - modified
  • Mount: iOptron SkyTracker v2
  • Processed with: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley
    Deepskystacker 3.3. 4

Frames / Subs




Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,785 x 1,860 pixels
  • Image Scale: 4.557 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 3º 31' 43''
  • RA Center: 3h 47m 48s
  • DEC Center: 24º 19' 03''
  • Orientation: 129.647 degrees E of N

Sky Maps



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