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Milky Way and Dark Clouds Around Lupus , 


            Gabriel R. Santos...
Milky Way and Dark Clouds Around Lupus
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Milky Way and Dark Clouds Around Lupus

Technical card

Dates:June 16, 2017

Frames: 10x240" ISO800

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.23%

Mean SQM: 21.40

Temperature: 5.90

Basic astrometry details job: 1641153

RA center: 16h 12' 28"

DEC center: -43° 23' 13"

Pixel scale: 18.138 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.587 degrees

Field radius: 7.266 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1600

Locations: Sítio, Cristina, MG, Brazil


*Please check the full image 2400px - resized from original)*

Constructive criticism, comments and suggestions are more than welcome in the comments section. Thank's for taking your time to look at this image.

Taken from Rural Skies (Bortle 3-4; NELM ~6.2; SQM ~21.4*calculated), from Cristina, MG, Brazil (22ºS latitude).

Date and Time: June 16th, 2017, at 21h30 (UTC-3, start of capture)
Camera: Unmodded Canon T5/1200D, at ISO 800
Lens: Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.5 AI, operated at f/4
Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5, tracking, guided
Guiding: Starguider 50mm Guidescope + ASI120mm + PHD2; ~1.8" RMS
Exposure Detail: 10x240s (total 40min)



Gabriel R. Santos...
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Milky Way and Dark Clouds Around Lupus , 


            Gabriel R. Santos...