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Light echo of V838 Monocerotis (old image), 





    
        

            mike halderman
Light echo of V838 Monocerotis (old image)

Light echo of V838 Monocerotis (old image)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging camera:SBIG ST-2000XM

Resolution: 900x675

Dates:Dec. 9, 2002

Frames: 10x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.35%

Astrometry.net job: 2416041

RA center: 105.977 degrees

DEC center: -3.885 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.490 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.956 degrees

Field radius: 0.545 degrees

Locations: home, temecula, ca, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Even though this is a small object, I only had a wide-field setup (435mm FL) at the time. I didn't want to miss the chance of catching this object.

See wikipedia

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Light echo of V838 Monocerotis (old image), 





    
        

            mike halderman