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Cat's Eye, 


            Michael Southam
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Cat's Eye

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: Canon Rebel T5i

Mounts: CELESTRON Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SBIG SMS-ST-i-Guider

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono

Software: BinaryRivers Corporation Backyard EOS V3.0.3  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 Guiding 2.6.2  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS2

Accessory: Barlow 2x

Dates:June 16, 2018

Frames: 318x120" ISO1600

Integration: 10.6 hours

Darks: ~29

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 3.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.42%

Astrometry.net job: 2136550

RA center: 17h 58' 34"

DEC center: +66° 37' 53"

Pixel scale: 0.427 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.013 degrees

Field radius: 0.232 degrees

Resolution: 3253x2176

Locations: Home Observatory, Shelton, Connecticut, United States

Data source: Backyard


Took advantage of a few clear, wind and moonless nights to come out of retirement.



Michael Southam
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Cat's Eye, 


            Michael Southam