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NGC 3532 ZWO ASI 071 Pro, 





    
        

            Ben S Klerk
NGC 3532 ZWO ASI 071 Pro

NGC 3532 ZWO ASI 071 Pro

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO 6" f/9 RC

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 071

Mount:Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher 80/400

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MM

Software:Seqence Generator ProPHD2PinInsight

Accessory:Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors

Resolution: 4520x3208

Dates:March 11, 2018

Frames: 18x180"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.46%

Astrometry.net job: 2002222

RA center: 166.492 degrees

DEC center: -58.788 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.715 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.780 degrees

Field radius: 0.550 degrees

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Commonly known as the Wishing Well Cluster. It is an open cluster some 1320 light years from Earth in the constellation Carina. Its population of approximately 150 stars of 7th magnitude or fainter and includes seven red giants and seven white dwarfs. The brightest yellow star at the lower left is the 4th-magnitude Cepheid variable star.

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NGC 3532 ZWO ASI 071 Pro, 





    
        

            Ben S Klerk