Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1296  ·  M 57  ·  NGC 6720  ·  Ring nebula in Lyra
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            Christopher Maier
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Dates:Oct. 3, 2014

Frames: 12x60" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 9.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.83%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 384872

RA center: 18h 53' 31"

DEC center: +33° 2' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.349 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.941 degrees

Field radius: 0.293 degrees

Resolution: 620x541

Locations: Maier Observatory, San Antonio , Texas, United States


Ring nebula from light polluted city.
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            Christopher Maier