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Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon 50mm f/1.8
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Mounts
iOptron SkyTracker v2
Software
PixInsight · Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 4, 2015 ·  Aug. 5, 2015
Frames:
17x300" (1h 25') ISO1600 28°C bin 1x1
12x420" (1h 24') ISO1600 28°C bin 1x1
Integration:
2h 49'
Darks:
5
Avg. Moon age:
19.90 days
Avg. Moon phase:
72.84%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

RA center: 20h39m38s.8

DEC center: +42°4638

Pixel scale: 25.200 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.071 degrees

Field radius: 24.300 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3870x5796

Data source: Traveller

Description

northern summer milky way

4 August 2015 17x300’ = 85min

5 August 2015 12x420’ = 84min

total 169min = 2h49m

canon 5d3 (unmodified) + “thrifty fifty” 50mm @ f/6.3

iOptron SkyTracker

captured with BackyardEOS

processed in pixinsight 1.8

thanks to daniele malleo for lending me his SkyTracker

revision 5/23/2016 : more star reduction and minor color tweaks to hopefully reveal more neublar structure.

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