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Image of the day 11/26/2015

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    Equipment

    Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
    Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII
    Imaging Cameras
    QSI 683 wsg-8
    Mounts
    Paramount ME · Paramount MyT
    Filters
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2
    Software
    PixInsight 1.8 · Software Bisque The Sky X Pro · Focus Max · Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24
    Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
    Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII
    Guiding Cameras
    Lodestar

    Acquisition details

    Dates:
    Nov. 23, 2015
    Frames:
    Integration:
    12h 58'
    Avg. Moon age:
    12.02 days
    Avg. Moon phase:
    91.72%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 860141

    RA center: 03h46m54s.7

    DEC center: +24°0701

    Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -172.748 degrees

    Field radius: 1.205 degrees

    Resolution: 620x468

    Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Fresno, CA, United States; Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Description

    Combination of data from 2014 (SRO) and 2015 (DSW). A very popular and spectacularly difficult object to process.

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