Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  The star Mirfak (αPer)
Mirfak (Alpha Persei), 



    
        

            ChristopherL
Mirfak (Alpha Persei)
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Mirfak (Alpha Persei)

Mirfak (Alpha Persei), 



    
        

            ChristopherL
Mirfak (Alpha Persei)
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Mirfak (Alpha Persei)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro Refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1300D

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5-II Mono

Software: GIMP  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4


Dates:Nov. 5, 2017

Frames: 31x120" (1h 2')

Integration: 1h 2'

Avg. Moon age: 16.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.67%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1802086

RA center: 3h 24' 32"

DEC center: +49° 34' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.475 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.062 degrees

Field radius: 0.602 degrees


Resolution: 2535x1485

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first play with diffraction spikes. Spot the internal reflection to the right of Mirfak.

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Mirfak (Alpha Persei), 



    
        

            ChristopherL