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The Spider and the Fly, 


            Caspian Ray
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The Spider and the Fly

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED 102 CF Triplet ED APO Refractor Apo

Imaging cameras: Atik Horizon color pwr

Mounts: Losmandy GM811G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8 FF&R Reducer

Software: PixInsight PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley  ·  Atik Artemis  ·  PHD2  ·  DeepSky Stacker Stack'em

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 2", Optolong

Dates:Feb. 19, 2021

Frames: 36x300"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.32%

Astrometry.net job: 4234481

RA center: 5h 28' 48"

DEC center: +34° 27' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.385 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -45.009 degrees

Field radius: 1.079 degrees

Resolution: 4466x3395

Locations: Front Porch, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Data source: Backyard


I was so glad to get back outside tonight. Everything didnt go perfectly, but when does it? Turned 34 today, and though I wasn't blessed with any of the packages arriving in the mail :) Atleast I had something to look at. Hope everyone is starting to thaw out.


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The Spider and the Fly, 


            Caspian Ray

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