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Lagoon and Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Chris85
Lagoon and Trifid Nebula
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebula

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Lagoon and Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Chris85
Lagoon and Trifid Nebula
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Lagoon and Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics 66 mm Zenithstar SD Double APO - F 5,9

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 50mm Finder / Guider

Guiding cameras: CCD Labs QHY5l-ii Mono

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Nebulosity 3  ·  Maxim DL 5

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Type IIc

Accessory: Hitecastro Mount Hub Pro v2.0  ·  MoonLite Telescope Accessories Moonlight Focuser with Hi-Res Motor


Dates:Aug. 2, 2014

Frames:Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Type IIc: 25x120" (50') bin 1x1

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 5.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.76%

Temperature: -20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 342792

RA center: 18h 2' 42"

DEC center: -23° 36' 10"

Pixel scale: 2.791 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.700 degrees

Field radius: 1.633 degrees


Resolution: 3362x2537

Locations: Dianella Pool Pump Observatory , Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Description

My first proper image with my new-to-me William Optics SD66. Really loving how wide the field of view is!

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Lagoon and Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Chris85