Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Pickering's Triangle, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
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Pickering's Triangle

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Pickering's Triangle, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
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Pickering's Triangle

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon 3nm Ha


Dates:Sept. 19, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 12x600" (2h) bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 14x600" (2h 20') bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.54%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 782206

RA center: 20h48m36s.10

DEC center: +31°3158

Pixel scale: 1.381 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 46.357 degrees

Field radius: 0.798 degrees


Resolution: 3326x2504

Description

Some star shape problems in the upper left corner I dislike, which at least I was able to correct after the imaging run before moving on to the next target, but otherwise I am pretty happy with this shot.

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Pickering's Triangle, 



    
        

            Charles Ward