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M8 - M20, 



    
        

            Stamatis Paraschakis
M8 - M20
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M8 - M20

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Explorer PDS 130/650 f/5

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D Baader Mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Coma Corrector (x0.9)

Software: PHD2  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker


Dates:July 30, 2016

Frames: 26x300" ISO1600

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.61%

Temperature: 14.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1211835

RA center: 18h 4' 23"

DEC center: -23° 42' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.510 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.185 degrees

Field radius: 1.294 degrees


Resolution: 5150x3400

Locations: Mount Parnon, Sparta, Laconia, Greece

Data source: Backyard

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M8 - M20, 



    
        

            Stamatis Paraschakis

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