Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 1579
NGC1579 - The northern trifid, 


            Davide Coverta
NGC1579 - The northern trifid
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NGC1579 - The northern trifid

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC8" GSO RC8

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 WS

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics ccdt67 CCDT67 Reducer 2"

Software: Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon True balance R  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series G  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series B  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series L

Accessory: Moonlite DRO focuser Moonlight

Dates:Jan. 13, 2018Jan. 17, 2018

Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series B: 6x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series G: 6x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series L: 42x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 6x900" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.68%

Temperature: 3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1896986

RA center: 4h 30' 12"

DEC center: +35° 16' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.938 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.104 degrees

Field radius: 0.521 degrees

Resolution: 3200x2400

Locations: Astrobioparco Oasi di Felizzano, Felizzano, Alessandria, Italy

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility





Davide Coverta
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NGC1579 - The northern trifid, 


            Davide Coverta

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