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Contains:  IC 359, IC 360, California nebula, NGC 1499, IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1342, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star 40Per, The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star ξPer, The star οPer, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star Atik (ζPer), The star ηTau, Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)
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NGC 1499 to M45 widefield.

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135 ED UMC F2

Imaging camera:Pentax K-1

Mount:iOptron ZEQ25GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Astromania 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:MGEN II

Software:Adobe Phosotshop CS6Russell Croman Star ShrinkNoel Carbonni AstroFlat Pro

Resolution: 7004x4784

Dates:Sept. 5, 2018

Frames: 70x120" ISO800

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 24.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 25.00 job: 2235429

RA center: 58.270 degrees

DEC center: 30.272 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.254 degrees

Field radius: 9.092 degrees

Data source: Backyard


I'm really liking this new lens. Of course I may redo this and the rest of my wide shots at a lower ISO and longer exposures later on after I get a more secure mounting setup for my guide scope.



Scotty Bishop
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NGC 1499 to M45 widefield., 


            Scotty Bishop

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