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The Center

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L USM II CPS

Imaging camera:Canon 5D Mark II

Mount:Alt-6 ADN

Guiding telescope or lens:TS Optics 60mm Helical Sucher

Guiding camera:M-Gen Guiding Kamera

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS 6

Accessory:Lacerta MGEN2

Resolution: 6537x7896

Dates:Aug. 3, 2016

Frames: 100x180" ISO1600

Integration: 5.0 hours

Darks: ~4

Flats: ~18

Avg. Moon age: 0.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.46%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.90

Temperature: -2.00 job: 1366494

RA center: 266.479 degrees

DEC center: -27.772 degrees

Pixel scale: 9.717 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.578 degrees

Field radius: 13.833 degrees

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib / Namibia, Dordabis, Namibia


10-panel mosaic, each panel 30min of integration time



Stefan Westphal


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Sky plot


The Center, 


            Stefan Westphal

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