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Contains:  NGC 2247, NGC 2245, IC 2169, IC 446

Image of the day 01/21/2018

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    IC 447 from Monoceros, 


            Rafael Schmall
    IC 447 from Monoceros

    IC 447 from Monoceros

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2048x1365

    Dates:Jan. 5, 2017

    Frames: 150x480"

    Integration: 20.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 46.57% job: 1886875

    RA center: 97.849 degrees

    DEC center: 10.131 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.511 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 70.173 degrees

    Field radius: 0.858 degrees

    Locations: Home observatory, Kaposvár, Hungary


    This is one of my first project from my home observatory. I have many feelings about this image. The deep frozen nights, rising Orion, setting Cygnus. Some fireballs and the beauty of the winter nights. I want these nights again, but the weather...



    Rafael Schmall

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    IC 447 from Monoceros, 


            Rafael Schmall