Contains:The star ξ2Sgr, The star ξ1Sgr
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Pluto in Sagittarius (annotated) -, 




    

        Geoff Scott
Pluto in Sagittarius (annotated) -

Technical card

Resolution: 1987x1511

Dates: July 10, 2015

Frames: 13x120" ISO800

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~71

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~32

Avg. Moon age: 23.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.77%

Temperature: 9.00

Astrometry.net job: 688036

RA center: 284.636 degrees

DEC center: -20.870 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.439 degrees

Field radius: 0.483 degrees

Locations: Perth Observatory, Bickley, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Unknown

Description

I took this image 4 Days before the 'New Horizons' space probe flyby of Pluto after a 9 1/2 year journey to get there! Pluto is mag 14.1 so quite faint, and slightly trailed over the 40 minute stack sequence. This image shows a cropped field. and is annotated to show Pluto based on information from WikiSky website, Starry Night Pro and close examination of start and end images in the 40 minute sequence.

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Pluto in Sagittarius (annotated) -, 




    

        Geoff Scott

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