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elephant trunk nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SharpStar65Q

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: pentaflex 80/400

Guiding cameras: MAGZERO MZ-5M

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Hutech CLIP IDAS nebula filter LPS-p2


Dates:Aug. 1, 2014

Frames: 14x540" (2h 6')

Integration: 2h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 5.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 334228

RA center: 21h39m20s

DEC center: +57°2606

Orientation: -80.541 degrees

Field radius: 1.815 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Description

bella ed elusiva nebula...purtroppo il cielo presentava scarsa trasparenza, ma soprattutto ho avuto problemi di guida in quanto dopo aver piazzato ed allineato tutto alla polare, il terreno sotto al telescopio ha leggermente ceduto e quindi ho scattato fuori polare di molto

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