Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6231  ·  The star ζ1Sco  ·  The star ζ2Sco
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NGC6231

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED100/900

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-5

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding cameras: Pentax K-5

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8X Field Reducer

Filters: Baader UV-IR Cut Filter


Dates:June 28, 2014

Frames: 12x60" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 1.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 307364

RA center: 16h54m20s

DEC center: -42°0112

Pixel scale: 1.363 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.820 degrees

Field radius: 0.921 degrees


Resolution: 4132x2564

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NGC6231, 



    
        

            Kevin Parker