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IC 348

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Imaging telescope or lens: Canon EF 300mm F/4 L USM

Imaging camera: Canon 60D

Mount: Skywatcher EQ 8

Guiding telescope or lens: SkyWatcher 80/400 achromatic

Guiding camera: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Software: Nebulosity 4 Nebulosity4PHOTOSHOP CS5

Resolution: 3500x2218

Dates: Nov. 11, 2017

Frames: 63x180"

Integration: 3.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.12%

Astrometry.net job: 1820500

RA center: 56.101 degrees

DEC center: 32.436 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.963 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.480 degrees

Field radius: 2.281 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Hole, Värmland, Sweden

Description

Another one from the first night with my triple rig. ISO1600. The f/4 lens was accidentally set by the camera (after a battery shift) to f/5 causing the spikes around the major stars. Sorry about that. No idea what caused (natural or artificial) the green flare near the centre of the image.

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Göran Nilsson
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IC 348, Göran Nilsson