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Contains:  M 56, M56, NGC 6779
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M56 - I really like globs., 


            Scotty Bishop
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M56 - I really like globs.

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

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Luc Coiffier's DSS 4.1.0 64 bit

Dates:Nov. 10, 2018

Frames: 60x120" ISO800

Integration: 2.0 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -7.00 job: 2362977

RA center: 19h 16' 41"

DEC center: +30° 9' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.419 degrees

Field radius: 0.572 degrees

Resolution: 5556x3619

Data source: Backyard


I finally got a decent M56. I've attempted it a few times.



Scotty Bishop
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M56 - I really like globs., 


            Scotty Bishop

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