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Observatory Parameters
Feb 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
10:50 00:00
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Veil Nebula, Astrophotography by MHeigan

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: GSO Newtonian 150/600 mm 6" Imaging Newtonian
  • Imaging camera: Canon 60Da (CMOS) - modified
  • Mount: Equatorial Celestron AVX
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Orion Spotting scope 50mm Mini 50mm Guide Scope
  • Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot
  • Filters: Astronomik Light pollution EOS Clip-In CLS
  • Accessories: Coma corrector Baader Planetarium GPCC 2.00"
  • Processed with: Sequence Generator Pro
    PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto)
    PHD Guiding (Stark Labs)

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 15 x 180 sec
  • Darks: 30 x 180 sec
  • Bias: 50
  • Total integration time: 2:15 hours

Acquisition

  • ISO: 3200

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 1,280 x 874 pixels
  • Image Scale: 5.485 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 2º 21' 41''
  • RA Center: 20h 56m 23s
  • DEC Center: 31º 20' 54''
  • Orientation: 14.338 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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