Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  M 38  ·  NGC 1912
M38 Starfish Cluster, 



    
        

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M38 Starfish Cluster
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M38 Starfish Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Edge HD 1100

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80

Guiding cameras: Orion USA Star Shoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Optec Lepus 0.62x Telecompressor

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker


Dates:Jan. 6, 2013

Frames: 26x60" (26') ISO1600

Integration: 26'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 23.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 19.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 280330

RA center: 5h 28' 36"

DEC center: +35° 49' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.524 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.812 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees


Resolution: 620x468

Locations: Ralph A. Worley Observatory, Shreveport, LA, United States

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