Contains: The star λLyr, The star Sulafat (γLyr), The star Sheliak (βLyr), The star ν2Lyr, The star ν1Lyr, Part of the constellation Lyra (Lyr)
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My first M57

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3

Mount: EQ3-2

Software: DeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 4232x2761

Dates: Sept. 9, 2012

Frames: 60x8" ISO1600

Integration: 0.1 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~2

Avg. Moon age: 23.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.93% job: 102990

RA center: 283.744 degrees

DEC center: 32.818 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.652 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.671 degrees

Field radius: 2.562 degrees

Locations: Koti, Kaarina, Other (Non US), Finland


This is my first image taken with a tracking mount. Actually there was supposed to be just stars, but I accidently got M57 in the picture.



Mikko Laine

Sky plot

Sky plot


My first M57, Mikko Laine