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Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 18, 2017
Frames:
Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 61×120(2h 2′) ISO1600
Integration:
2h 2′
Darks:
22
Bias:
35
Avg. Moon age:
21.86 days
Avg. Moon phase:
53.03%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00
Temperature:
-5.00

RA center: 05h47m11s.90

DEC center: +00°1112.5

Pixel scale: 2.872 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -62.526 degrees

Field radius: 1.892 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3943x2633

File size: 7.9 MB

Locations: Gurnigel 1608m, Bern, BE, Switzerland

Description

Only 75% resolution because I didn't hit the focus very well :-(

My coldest night this season... -5°C but it felt like -20°. I never shivered this way before while focusing...

I need better gloves and a few more layers of clothes ;-)

Original image: 110minutes

Image B: 122minutes

f/5.6

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    Original
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    B
  • Final
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    C

B

Description: Reprocessed with additional subs and using DynamicBackgroundExtractor

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