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scorpions hiding in the milky way

Technical card

Imaging camera:Nikon D810A

Mount:Vixen Polarie


Resolution: 7380x4928

Dates:March 18, 2018

Frames: 60x60"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.01% job: 1971034

RA center: 249.972 degrees

DEC center: -33.445 degrees

Pixel scale: 18.860 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 105.507 degrees

Field radius: 23.246 degrees

Locations: dark(ish) sky site, York, Western Australia, Australia


Scorpio is rising early in the morning now, signalling an end to the images of horseheads, rosettes and M42, and a return to the lagoons, trifids and eagles...



Andrew Lockwood
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


scorpions hiding in the milky way, 


            Andrew Lockwood