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Contains:  M 2, M2, NGC 7089
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            Scotty Bishop
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TPO 8" f/8 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-3

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: MGEN II

Focal reducers: William Optics FFII

Dates:Oct. 7, 2018

Frames: 45x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 27.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 25.00 job: 2296027

RA center: 21h 33' 27"

DEC center: -0° 48' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.623 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.672 degrees

Field radius: 0.549 degrees

Resolution: 5434x3270

Data source: Backyard


I did a bit of M2 last night. I should do it with just the flattener and not the focal reducer.



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