Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  El Nath (βTau)  ·  IC 410  ·  IC 417  ·  M 36  ·  M 37  ·  M 38  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC 1912  ·  NGC 1960  ·  NGC 2099  ·  Part of the constellation Auriga (Aur)  ·  The star 136Tau  ·  The star 26Aur  ·  The star Elnath  ·  The star θAur  ·  The star σAur  ·  The star υAur  ·  The star φAur  ·  The star χAur
M36, M37 & M38, 



    
        

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M36, M37 & M38

M36, M37 & M38, 



    
        

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M36, M37 & M38
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M36, M37 & M38

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 DG Macro

Imaging cameras: Canon 1100d

Mounts: Celestron CG-5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.3 beta


Dates:Nov. 29, 2014

Frames: 25x180" (1h 15')

Integration: 1h 15'

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 7.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 426570

RA center: 5h 41' 22"

DEC center: +32° 53' 45"

Pixel scale: 10.809 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.709 degrees

Field radius: 6.860 degrees


Resolution: 3673x2722

Locations: Back Garden, Sawston, United Kingdom

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M36, M37 & M38, 



    
        

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