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Contains:  M 38, NGC 1912
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A fruitful night - Auriga classics, M38, 


            Luigi Fontana
A fruitful night - Auriga classics, M38

A fruitful night - Auriga classics, M38

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ODK 12"

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D UNMOD

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:Adobe PhosotshopPixinsightAstroart

Resolution: 5475x3341

Dates:Jan. 11, 2019

Frames: 6x600"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.35% job: 2578256

RA center: 82.082 degrees

DEC center: 35.861 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.666 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.606 degrees

Field radius: 0.593 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola e postazioni limitrofe, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None

Data source: Traveller


****** ENG: The night of Jan 11th, 2019 has been really fruitful. My primary target was a long exposure of M97 & M108, but waiting for them to rise well above the horizon, I spent one hour (6x600") on each of the big Messier open clusters in Auriga. The three images have very similar postprocessiong, and obviously very "uniform" data. Same night, sema camera, same exposure time. So... differences between the clusters are "real" :-)

SQM 21,2 - Bortle 3

****** ITA: la notte dell'11 gennaio 2019 è stata davvero produttiva. Il mio bersaglio principale era una ripresa di M97 e M108, ma mentre aspettavo che si alzassero, ho ripreso per un'ora ciascuno (6 pose da 600") M36, 37 e 38, i tre bellissimi (e molto diversi tra loro!) ammassi in Auriga. Le tre immagini hanno un processo simile, e quindi sono ragionevolmente "uniformi".



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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A fruitful night - Auriga classics, M38, 


            Luigi Fontana