Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Boötes (Boo)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5466
NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster
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NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster

NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster
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NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 102mm ED CF APO triplet ED 102 CF
Imaging Cameras
Altair Hypercam 183C
Mounts
iOptron iEQ30 Pro iOptron
Filters
Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar
Accessories
Altair Lightwave 0.8 Reducer/Flattener Altair Lightwave
Software
PHD2 2.6.4 · APT - Astro Photography Tool APT 2.43 · Photoshop CC 2017 Photoshop · DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Starwave 50mm guidscope Starwave
Guiding Cameras
Altair GPCAM1 130M

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 28, 2018
Frames:
Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar: 18x300" (1h 30') (gain: 11.00) bin 1x1
Integration:
1h 30'
Darks:
30
Flats:
40
Avg. Moon age:
15.03 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.92%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean FWHM:
5.00
Temperature:
25.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2120823

RA center: 14h05m24s.7

DEC center: +28°3249

Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 276.595 degrees

Field radius: 0.703 degrees

Resolution: 5386x3562

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Very poor tracking and bad light pollution plagued this imaging session. I made the mistake of going to the front yard where there are street lamps and that just about ruined the whole imaging session. Lesson learned.

Comments

Revisions

  • NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
    Original
  • Final
    NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
    B

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NGC 5466 Snowglobe Cluster, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian