Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Minor (UMi)  ·  Contains:  The star 11UMi  ·  The star Pherkad (γUMi)
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Pherkad Major & Minor, 



    
        

            Jonas Illner
Pherkad Major & Minor
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Pherkad Major & Minor

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" F/4 Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100Da

Mounts: Syntha NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service TS APO65Q

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Focal reducers: GPU Optics GPU Komakorrektor

Software: Pixinsight Core 1.8  ·  FitsWork 4  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  DSS 3.3.4


Dates:Sept. 2, 2016

Frames: 20x300"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1224134

RA center: 15h 18' 35"

DEC center: +71° 43' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.887 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -52.602 degrees

Field radius: 0.768 degrees


Resolution: 620x434

Locations: Olching, Olching, Bayern, Germany

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Pherkad Major & Minor, 



    
        

            Jonas Illner