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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21
NGC3718 Frames: 6x720" Location: Soragna, Soragna, PR, Italy
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HCG 56, Astrophotography by djastro


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Tecnosky 115/800 115/800
  • Imaging camera: QHY8L
  • Mount: EQ6
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Tecnosky 115/800 115/800
  • Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Lodestar Autoguider
  • Accessories: Field flattener Focal reducer Astro h AT2FF
  • Processed with: photoshop

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 1,844 x 1,456 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.981 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 00' 56''
  • RA Center: 11h 32m 17s
  • DEC Center: 52º 59' 40''
  • Orientation: 85.877 degrees E of N

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