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Nova Centauri 2013, 


            Cory Schmitz
Nova Centauri 2013

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion 8" f3.9 Astrograph

Imaging camera:Canon 550D

Mount:Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera:Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducer:MPCC

Software:O'Telescope BackyardEOSPixInsightPHD Guiding

Resolution: 5118x3366 job: 188066

RA center: 208.735 degrees

DEC center: -59.127 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 132.324 degrees

Field radius: 0.936 degrees


Image details:
Data acquired on 2014-01-01 from Johannesburg, South Africa
25x30s ISO800 f/3.9
Calibrated with dark / flat / bias

Orion 8" f/3.9 Astrograph
Celestron CGEM DX mount
Orion SSAG autoguider + 50mm guide scope
Canon T2i 550D DSLR (Baader IR modded)
Baader MPCC

Image acquisition with BackyardEOS
Guiding with PHD
Calibration/alignment/integration and post-processing with PixInsight



Cory Schmitz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Nova Centauri 2013, 


            Cory Schmitz

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