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M 8, 



    
        

            Patrick Chevalley
M 8
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M 8

M 8, 



    
        

            Patrick Chevalley
M 8
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M 8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Equinox 80

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80/400 Achromatic Refractor

Guiding cameras: TIS DMK-21AU618 Mono

Software: PixInsight

Filters: None


Dates:July 16, 2014

Frames: 9x300" (45')

Integration: 45'

Avg. Moon age: 19.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 77.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 351966

RA center: 18h03m56s.6

DEC center: -24°2154

Pixel scale: 2.667 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -169.960 degrees

Field radius: 0.642 degrees


Resolution: 1387x1037

Locations: Home, Lanuejols, Gard, France

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M 8, 



    
        

            Patrick Chevalley