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M44 wide field, 



    
        

            Riedl Rudolf
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M44 wide field

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M44 wide field, 



    
        

            Riedl Rudolf
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M44 wide field

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sharpstar 76EDPH

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750 (unmodified)

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Accessory: MGEN II Autoguider with 9x50mm finderscope


Dates:Feb. 13, 2021

Frames: 80x122" (2h 42' 40") ISO800

Integration: 2h 42' 40"

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 1.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.10

Temperature: -11.00


RA center: 08h39m01s.690

DEC center: +19°4258.60

Pixel scale: 5.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.257 degrees

Field radius: 2.682 degrees

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Resolution: 2132x3114

Locations: Home, St. Peter/O., Steiermark, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

M44 is a famous old star cluster. This is a wide field taken with the small Sharpstar refraktor.

I took pictures with different scopes already, this has the shortest focal length - only 342 mm.

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M44 wide field, 



    
        

            Riedl Rudolf