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Lagoon & Trifid - single exposure, 


            Phillip Jones
Lagoon & Trifid - single exposure

Lagoon & Trifid - single exposure

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher Esprit 80mm APO refractor

Imaging camera:Nikon D810A

Software:PhotoShopBackyard Nikon

Resolution: 7360x4912

Dates:Aug. 6, 2016

Frames: 1x120"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.54% job: 1635711

RA center: 271.070 degrees

DEC center: -23.416 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.438 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 160.180 degrees

Field radius: 2.996 degrees

Locations: Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, Crowell, TX, United States


Single exposure 120s at ISO 1600

camera: Nikon D810A
telescope: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED
mount: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Processing: RAW/NEF adjustments in Photoshop.

Calibration: none, zero, zilch

The D810A is an impressive camera for both astrophotography and daytime use.



Phillip Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Lagoon & Trifid - single exposure, 


            Phillip Jones