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Messier 8, 



    
        

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Messier 8

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron 6SE OTA
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2
Mounts
Celestron CG-5
Accessories
Celestron T-Ring for Canon EOS SLR or DSLR Cameras · Celestron T-Adapter 1.25" · Celestron Dual Axis Motor Drive CG5
Software
DeepSky Stacker 3.3.2

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 6, 2014
Frames:
4x120" (8')
Integration:
8'
Avg. Moon age:
7.97 days
Avg. Moon phase:
56.19%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 310391

RA center: 18h04m08s.2

DEC center: -24°1828

Orientation: 152.217 degrees

Field radius: 0.465 degrees

Resolution: 620x401

Locations: Grandma Ruby's, Tehachapi, CA, United States

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