Contains: M 96, NGC 3368, M 95, NGC 3351
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M96 and M95 from my Balcony

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Orion USA 102ED F7.0

Imaging camera: QHY CCD QHY163M

Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 SynScan

Guiding telescope or lens: Orion USA 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera: QHY CCD QHY5III - 224

Resolution: 2148x1592

Dates: Feb. 13, 2018

Frames: 190x60"

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.25% job: 1929290

RA center: 161.241 degrees

DEC center: 11.687 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.220 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.360 degrees

Field radius: 0.825 degrees

Locations: Apartment, Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil


My first try to shoot galaxies from my balcony, in the middle of a very dense urban area.



Rodrigo Andolfato


Sky plot

Sky plot


M96 and M95 from my Balcony, 


        Rodrigo Andolfato