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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27
2 frames Test on NGC 3718, NGC 3729, Hickson 56 Frames: 2x600" ISO800
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HCG 56, Astrophotography by Vanka_Ta

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Sky-Watcher Explorer 200P
  • Imaging camera: Canon EOS 550D Modified - modified
  • Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro SynScan GoTo
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Telescope Services TS 90/910
  • Guiding camera: The Imaging Source DMK 21AU618.AS
  • Accessories: Focal reducer TeleVue Universal Paracorr 1.15x
  • Processed with: DeepSkyStacker
    Adobe Photoshop CS 5
    PHD guiding phd-guiding

Frames / Subs

N/A

Acquisition

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 1,280 x 852 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.763 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 37' 37''
  • RA Center: 11h 33m 07s
  • DEC Center: 53º 06' 13''
  • Orientation: 101.093 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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