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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, IC 1848, IC 1805, The star δPer, The star εAur, The star γPer, The star εPer, The star Atik (ζPer), The star Ruchbah (δCas), The star Algol (βPer), The star Menkalinan (βAur), The star Mirfak (αPer), The star Capella (αAur), Part of the constellation Perseus (Per), Part of the constellation Lynx (Lyn), The constellation Camelopardalis (Cam), Part of the constellation Auriga (Aur), Part of the constellation Cassiopeia (Cas)
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The Perseids and Iridium Flare, 


            Andrea Pistocchin...
The Perseids and Iridium Flare

The Perseids and Iridium Flare

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 18-55mm lens @18

Imaging camera:Canon EOS450D

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photoshop CS5

Resolution: 4272x2848

Dates:Aug. 13, 2014

Frames: 9x30"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.05% job: 344811

RA center: 73.476 degrees

DEC center: 62.665 degrees

Pixel scale: 53.510 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 119.755 degrees

Field radius: 38.149 degrees

Locations: Germignaga, Germignaga, Varese, Italy


Iridium is the lighter on the left, the others are Perseids :)

Those are 9 frames of 650 made that night :)

Here the timelapse: Timelapse Video



Andrea Pistocchin...
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The Perseids and Iridium Flare, 


            Andrea Pistocchin...