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M8

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher N 150/750 PDS Explorer
Imaging Cameras
Nikon D3100
Mounts
CELESTRON CG5 Advanced GT

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 16, 2015
Frames:
362x60" (6h 2')
Integration:
6h 2'
Avg. Moon age:
29.45 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 671730

RA center: 18h03m26s.9

DEC center: -24°2324

Pixel scale: 1.379 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.520 degrees

Field radius: 0.916 degrees

Resolution: 620x356

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