Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
The Center, 


            Stefan Westphal
The Center
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The Center

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L USM II CPS

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D Mark II

Mounts: Alt-6 ADN

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Helical Sucher

Guiding cameras: M-Gen Guiding Kamera

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 6

Accessory: Lacerta MGEN2

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

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1366494

RA center: 17h 45' 54"

DEC center: -27° 46' 19"

Pixel scale: 9.717 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.578 degrees

Field radius: 13.833 degrees

Resolution: 1824x2203

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib / Namibia, Dordabis, Namibia


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



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Sky plot

Sky plot


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