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Contains:  NGC 7320, NGC 7319, NGC 7318, Stephan's Quintet, NGC 7317
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Stephan's Quintet, 


Stephan's Quintet

Stephan's Quintet

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT8-RC

Imaging camera:Orion Star Shoot G3 Color

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 8x50 finder

Guiding camera:Orion SSAG

Focal reducer:Astro Physics CCDT67

Software:Adobe Photoshop 2 CSDSSStark Labs Nebulosity 3, PHD Guiding

Filter:Orion UV/IR Cut 1.25"

Accessory:MoonLite CS Focuser

Resolution: 747x573

Dates:Aug. 22, 2016

Frames: 39x600"

Integration: 6.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.85% job: 1205077

RA center: 338.986 degrees

DEC center: 33.975 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.434 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.225 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

Locations: Home, Deforest, Wisconsin, United States


A challenging target to say the least. Not a lot of detail, but I was happy to see that NGC 7320, which is significantly closer to us, shows up with more blue (as to be expected).



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Stephan's Quintet,