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Contains:  NGC 5091, NGC 5128
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Centaurus A on a Takumar 200mm, 


            Carlos Ferraz
Centaurus A on a Takumar 200mm
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Centaurus A on a Takumar 200mm

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Asahi Pentax Smc takumar 200mm f4

Imaging cameras: Canon T3 1100D Modded

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ-2

Dates:April 30, 2015

Frames: 13x90"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.75%

Basic astrometry details job: 625529

RA center: 13h 25' 5"

DEC center: -43° 8' 56"

Pixel scale: 5.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.715 degrees

Field radius: 1.263 degrees

Resolution: 1430x952


Some lessons! My eq2 doesn't hold very well exposure times of 90s and above, and the things too small requires a longer focal lenght, and more resolution! Croped at 3x square on DSS. Anyway, another lesson learned...



Carlos Ferraz
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Centaurus A on a Takumar 200mm, 


            Carlos Ferraz