Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  M 36  ·  NGC 1931  ·  NGC 1960
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The Pinwheel Cluster, M36 (NGC 1960), 



    
        

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The Pinwheel Cluster, M36 (NGC 1960)

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The Pinwheel Cluster, M36 (NGC 1960), 



    
        

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The Pinwheel Cluster, M36 (NGC 1960)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV080ST-25SV

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS SL1

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Focal reducers: Televue 0.8x focal reducer / field flattener

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding


Dates:Oct. 19, 2017

Frames: 15x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1938638

RA center: 5h 36' 20"

DEC center: +34° 8' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.584 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.262 degrees

Field radius: 1.631 degrees


Resolution: 3780x2520

Data source: Traveller

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The Pinwheel Cluster, M36 (NGC 1960), 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia