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Contains:  IC 4601, IC 4592, The star ψOph, The star νSco, The star ω2Sco, The star ω1Sco, The star β2Sco, The star Graffias (β1Sco)

Image of the day 04/26/2015

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    The Horse smelling the Saturn Rings, 


    The Horse smelling the Saturn Rings

    The Horse smelling the Saturn Rings

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:TeleVue Tele Vue-101

    Imaging cameras:Atik 11000QSI 683 ws

    Mount:Astro-Physics AP1200


    Filter:Astrodon E-series Lum

    Resolution: 5880x4501

    Dates:April 20, 2015

    Frames: 100x600"

    Integration: 16.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 4.09% job: 612324

    RA center: 243.717 degrees

    DEC center: -19.554 degrees

    Pixel scale: 3.395 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -0.465 degrees

    Field radius: 3.493 degrees


    This time of the year Saturn is exactly next to horse nose. Color taken from last year image




    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    The Horse smelling the Saturn Rings,