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M59 wide-field

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD55 SN 8"

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Finderscope

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85x for 80ED

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  EQASCOM  ·  EQMOD  ·  Nebulosity


Dates:May 16, 2012

Frames: 12x300" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 25.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.26%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 127401

RA center: 12h 41' 59"

DEC center: +11° 39' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -57.048 degrees

Field radius: 1.398 degrees


Resolution: 620x411

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M59 wide-field, 



    
        

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