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M8, M16, M17, M18, M20, M21, M23, M24, M25, NGC6590, NGC6605 - Milky Way

Contains: Extremely wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon 70-210 f/3.5-4.5 USM

Imaging camera: Atik 383L+

Mount: iOptron Skytracker

Software: Adobe CS 5MaximDL5

Filter: Astronomik Ha 12nm 1.25''

Resolution: 1591x1201

Dates: July 10, 2013

Frames: Astronomik Ha 12nm 1.25'': 41x60" -8C bin 2x2

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 1.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.66%

Astrometry.net job: 99425

RA center: 274.877 degrees

DEC center: -18.208 degrees

Pixel scale: 31.301 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 158.191 degrees

Field radius: 8.666 degrees

Locations: Somma Vesuviana, Somma Vesuviana, Napoli, Italy

Description

This is the first test of Geoptic Canon lens adapter to CCD.
The alignment was made with compass because I cannot seen the Polar star to align the iOptron, the SkyTracker was indoor and all frames were taken through window.

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Luca D'Avino
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M8, M16, M17, M18, M20, M21, M23, M24, M25, NGC6590, NGC6605 - Milky Way, Luca D'Avino