Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1396  ·  The star 12Cep  ·  The star 13Cep  ·  The star 14Cep  ·  The star Garnet Star (μCep)  ·  The star νCep
An Elephant and a Bat, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis
An Elephant and a Bat
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An Elephant and a Bat

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D Baader Mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Software: PHD2  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Dates:Aug. 28, 2017

Frames: 315x100" ISO800 18C

Integration: 8.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 6.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.00%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1914652

RA center: 21h 33' 19"

DEC center: +58° 30' 18"

Pixel scale: 6.827 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.163 degrees

Field radius: 5.827 degrees

Resolution: 5120x3400

Locations: Kalliopi, Lemnos, Greece

Data source: Backyard


Hello all!
This image was also captured during my summer vacations.
Very difficult target, especially the Bat, it is fainter than i expected...
Thanks for looking!


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An Elephant and a Bat, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis

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