Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  M 41  ·  NGC 2287  ·  Part of the constellation Canis Major (CMa)  ·  The star 15CMa  ·  The star 17CMa  ·  The star Mirzam (βCMa)  ·  The star Muliphen (γCMa)  ·  The star Sirius (αCMa)  ·  The star ιCMa  ·  The star ν1CMa  ·  The star ν2CMa  ·  The star ν3CMa  ·  The star πCMa
Sirius 03.01.15, 


            Rich Bamford
Sirius 03.01.15
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Sirius 03.01.15

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7100

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Deepsky Stacker  ·  PixInsight

Dates:Jan. 3, 2015

Frames: 20x20" ISO400

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 534905

RA center: 6h 43' 46"

DEC center: -18° 45' 50"

Pixel scale: 15.861 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.162 degrees

Field radius: 6.761 degrees

Resolution: 2613x1608

Locations: Home, Grantham, United Kingdom


Quick stack of some subs pointing at Sirius.
105mm Sigma lens.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Sirius 03.01.15, 


            Rich Bamford