Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Lepus (Lep)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy with M79 -Other Side of the Meridian, 



    
        

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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy with M79 -Other Side of the Meridian

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR Canon 60Da

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ Orion Atlas Mount

Guiding cameras: None


Dates:Dec. 29, 2014

Frames: 10x170" (28' 20") ISO400

Integration: 28' 20"

Darks: ~21

Flats: ~23

Bias: ~23

Avg. Moon age: 8.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3614416

RA center: 5h 23' 15"

DEC center: -24° 20' 16"

Pixel scale: 3.700 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.176 degrees

Field radius: 1.282 degrees


Resolution: 1309x2123

Locations: Home, Sebastopol, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I thought I would try slightly longer exposures when I needed to do a Meridian switch. Also, it seemed there was a little less fog, so both the longer exposures and Nature's blessing appears to have helped.

Scope: Explore Scientific 80 Triplet with Orion Short Refractor Field Flatener

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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy with M79 -Other Side of the Meridian, 



    
        

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