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Observatory Parameters
May 21
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 01:32
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Jewel Box Cluster, Astrophotography by Nuncius Australis


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Sky-Watcher Newtonian 150/1200 mm Explorer
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher Eq 3-2

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 1 x 20 sec
  • Total integration time: 20 sec



Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 4,272 x 2,848 pixels
  • Image Scale: 0.887 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 03' 09''
  • RA Center: 12h 53m 46s
  • DEC Center: -60º 13' 19''
  • Orientation: -136.254 degrees E of N

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Astronomy Quote of the Day

“We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the Universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way.” Johannes Kepler, The Harmonies of the World, 1619
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