Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Vulpecula (Vul)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6802  ·  The star 4Vul  ·  The star 5Vul
Coat hanger asterism, 



    
        

            John Corban
Coat hanger asterism
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Coat hanger asterism

Coat hanger asterism, 



    
        

            John Corban
Coat hanger asterism
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Coat hanger asterism

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 400mm f5.6L

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D Mark II

Mounts: CGEM DX

Software: Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1384669

RA center: 19h 26' 22"

DEC center: +20° 4' 44"

Pixel scale: 5.841 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.970 degrees

Field radius: 1.986 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1342

Data source: Backyard

Description

On Sept 12, 2015 this asterism was captured piggybacked on a telescope. I can still remember being amazed while checking the shot on the camera and thinking it looked exactly like a coat hanger, so much fun.

12 x 30", Canon 7d ii, 400mm @f5.6, ISO 400, CgemDx

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Coat hanger asterism, 



    
        

            John Corban