Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  M 46  ·  NGC 2437  ·  NGC 2438
m46 and ngc2438, 


m46 and ngc2438
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m46 and ngc2438

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Robtics 8RC

Imaging cameras: ATIK 383L+ mono

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Robtics 8RC

Focal reducers: robtics 0.75x robtics reducer

Dates:Feb. 21, 2014

Frames: 12x300" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 20.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.96%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 403170

RA center: 07h41m47s.8

DEC center: -14°5009

Pixel scale: 3.931 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.557 degrees

Field radius: 0.422 degrees

Resolution: 640x435

Locations: home observatory, Elst , utrecht, Netherlands


this object is very low in my sky and I have limited time windows to image it, I was lucky this evening !


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m46 and ngc2438,