Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  Great Cluster in Hercules  ·  M 13  ·  NGC 6205  ·  NGC 6207
M13 Bright Moon Fail, 


            Jeff Clayton
M13 Bright Moon Fail
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M13 Bright Moon Fail

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Small Refractors

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  StarTools64  ·  Nebulosity 3.1  ·  EZCap  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope

Dates:Sept. 6, 2014

Frames: 20x120" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 11.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 361898

RA center: 16h 42' 6"

DEC center: +36° 28' 55"

Pixel scale: 3.447 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -68.211 degrees

Field radius: 0.919 degrees

Resolution: 620x439


I wasnt going to post this but its a good example of what a very bright moon in the sky can do to your images, live and learn! :)


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M13 Bright Moon Fail, 


            Jeff Clayton