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Contains:  Owl nebula, M 97, NGC 3587, M 108, NGC 3556
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An owl with a galaxy, 


            Rudi Bjørn Rasmussen
An owl with a galaxy

An owl with a galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Quattro 8S

Imaging camera:Canon 1000D

Mount:SkyWatcher NEQ 6

Guiding telescope or Astro Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO Optical ASI 120 MC

Focal reducer:SkyWatcher GPU Aplanatic 4-Element Coma Corrector F4

Software:Astroart 6.0

Resolution: 1561x843

Dates:March 25, 2019

Frames: 22x480"

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.07% job: 2604389

RA center: 168.247 degrees

DEC center: 55.317 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.937 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 113.745 degrees

Field radius: 0.724 degrees

Locations: Home, Svendborg, Denmark

Data source: Backyard


The seeing was exceptionally good this evening. I measured FWHM of 1,76" with my equipment, twise as good as I have archieved earlier!



Rudi Bjørn Rasmussen
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An owl with a galaxy, 


            Rudi Bjørn Rasmussen