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Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Mike Wiles
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Double Cluster

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Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Mike Wiles
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Double Cluster

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Vixen ED80Sf
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY8 Pro
Mounts
CGE
Filters
HUTECH IDAS LPS-P2-48
Software
Maxim DL · photoshop · Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop · GradientXterminator · Enterprise Photography Annie's Astro Actions · Neat Image
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 7, 2012
Frames:
12x120" (24')
Integration:
24'
Avg. Moon age:
13.01 days
Avg. Moon phase:
96.54%

RA center: 02h20m41s.77

DEC center: +57°0838.0

Pixel scale: 2.683 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.063 degrees

Field radius: 0.789 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1739x1206

Locations: Goodyear, None

Description

This was my test shot to compare results with a refractor to results with my Hyperstar. Shot in a suburban neighborhood under a full moon, this shot convinced me to order a 127 mm triplet and move into longer focal length imaging.

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Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Mike Wiles