Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Milky Way Center & Saturn, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
Milky Way Center & Saturn
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Milky Way Center & Saturn

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 50mm F/1.8 manual

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i  ·  QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software SGPro  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Optolong 2" HA 7nm


Dates:July 21, 2017Sept. 1, 2018

Frames:
25x60"
Optolong 2" HA 7nm: 20x300"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2267924

RA center: 18h 8' 49"

DEC center: -22° 34' 30"

Pixel scale: 19.569 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.126 degrees

Field radius: 11.423 degrees


Resolution: 3828x1736

Data source: Backyard

Description

QHY23M & 50MM Canon Lens @ F/2.4 w/Optolong HA filter
10x300sec per panel- used as LUM & HA

RGB-5 panel mosaic, Stock Canon T3i & 50mm lens(5x60sec. each)

The "star" nearly dead center is Saturn

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