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Image of the day 08/09/2015

    Centaurus A, 


            Christian van den Berge
    Centaurus A
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM 107/700

    Imaging cameras: Nikon D7000

    Mounts: Fornax 51

    Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

    Focal reducers: APM Riccardi 0.75x

    Software: Pixinsight 1.8

    Dates:July 11, 2015

    Frames: 33x420"

    Integration: 3.9 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 24.95 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 21.94%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 719833

    RA center: 13h 24' 58"

    DEC center: -43° 4' 1"

    Pixel scale: 1.880 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -179.566 degrees

    Field radius: 1.272 degrees

    Resolution: 620x432

    Locations: Kiripotib, Dordabis, Namibia


    Taken with the Nikon D7000 on APM 107/700 with Riccardi reducer.
    Fornax 51 mount
    Guided with Lacerta MGEN on Orion 50mm mini-guide scope

    33x7min ISO 800
    Processed in PixInsight


    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Centaurus A, 


            Christian van den Berge