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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
After a very difficult night..., 


            Luigi Fontana
After a very difficult night...

After a very difficult night...

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ODK 12"

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 60D Baader

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:Adobe PhosotshopPixinsightAstroart

Resolution: 5202x3465

Dates:March 30, 2019

Frames: 20x600"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.57% job: 2630446

RA center: 202.484 degrees

DEC center: 47.193 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 54.478 degrees

Field radius: 0.381 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola e postazioni limitrofe, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None

Data source: Traveller


**** ENG: Very difficult night... a ball bearing of the focuser broke, and was fixed using American Tape! All post-flip images were out-of-focus

SQM 21,3-21,4 - BORTLE 3-4

**** ITA: Notte piena di problemi... il focheggiatore si è rotto (un cuscinetto) e l'ho bloccato in sede con l'American Tape. Tutte le immagini prese dopo il meridian flip le ho dovute buttare :-(



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


After a very difficult night..., 


            Luigi Fontana