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The Double Cluster, 


            James Schrader
The Double Cluster
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The Double Cluster

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

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Accessory: Baader MPCC Coma Corrector

Dates:Dec. 12, 2015

Frames: 38x360"

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3642489

RA center: 2h 20' 0"

DEC center: +57° 11' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.329 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 243.833 degrees

Field radius: 0.943 degrees

Resolution: 4260x2826

Locations: Home (Front Yard), Jefferson City, MO, United States

Data source: Backyard


Image Details:
38 x 360s, ISO 800
30 darks, 200 flats, 300 bias

Gear: Canon 450D, Orion 8" Newtonian Astrograph @ f/3.9 800mm, Baader MPCC, Hutech LPS D1

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The Double Cluster, 


            James Schrader