Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  M 38  ·  NGC 1907  ·  NGC 1912
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA 120

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: ASA DDM60Pro

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA 130N

Software: Russell Croman GradientXTerminator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Steve Brady FocusMax  ·  MaximDL 5  ·  Astronomy tools

Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB

Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Starlight Instruments Micro Touch Autofocus  ·  Starlight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 3035  ·  Alnitak Flip flat


Dates:Jan. 17, 2015

Frames: 37x300" (3h 5')

Integration: 3h 5'

Avg. Moon age: 26.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 543045

RA center: 5h 28' 36"

DEC center: +35° 42' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.592 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -46.918 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees


Resolution: 620x479

Locations: Backyard pier, Solana Beach, CA, United States

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