Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 46  ·  NGC 2437  ·  NGC 2438
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Messier 46 and NGC 2438, 



    
        

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Messier 46 and NGC 2438
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Messier 46 and NGC 2438

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 14" ACF

Imaging cameras: Canon Rebel T5i

Mounts: Losmandy GM200

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 14" ACF

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Optec Lepus 0.62x Telecompressor

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro


Dates:Jan. 18, 2015

Frames: 30x600"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.92%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 592350

RA center: 7h 41' 34"

DEC center: -14° 48' 28"

Pixel scale: 2.276 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.670 degrees

Field radius: 0.304 degrees


Resolution: 620x412

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States

Description

Messier 46 and NGC 2438 together for the first time on my camera sensor. I have seen them many times visually but never attempted them photographically until a few months ago.

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Messier 46 and NGC 2438, 



    
        

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