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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 78, M78, NGC 2064, NGC 2067, NGC 2068, NGC 2071, NGC2064, NGC2067, NGC2071, VdB59, VdB60
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M78, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop
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M78

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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. 11, 2018

Frames: 30x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -7.00


Astrometry.net job: 2362992

RA center: 5h 46' 47"

DEC center: +0° 10' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.379 degrees

Field radius: 0.500 degrees


Resolution: 5012x2902

Data source: Backyard

Description

I forgot to recheck focus on this one, so it's a little soft and will have to be reacquired. This was my last object of the night on this scope. I've wanted to attempt getting ti for a long time now.

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