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Milky Way Mosaic

Contains: Extremely wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon 50mm f/1.8 II DSLR Lens

Imaging camera: QSI 583ws CCD Camera

Mount: IAS Hakos Forkmount Kraska

Guiding telescope or lens: TSOptics TLAPO804

Guiding camera: QHY5 Guidecam CMOS Guidecam

Filters: BGRBaader H-alpha 7nm H-alpha

Resolution: 3000x4000

Dates: May 27, 2014

B: 3x300" bin 1x1
G: 3x300" bin 1x1
Baader H-alpha 7nm H-alpha: 3x900" bin 1x1
R: 3x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.35% job: 1365441

RA center: 263.366 degrees

DEC center: -37.403 degrees

Pixel scale: 34.581 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.486 degrees

Field radius: 24.014 degrees

Locations: IAS Hakos, Windhoek, Namibia


6 Panel Mosaic, lens stopped down to f/5, Total exposure 9h


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