Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sextans (Sex)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3115  ·  Spindle galaxy
M102 Spindle, 



    
        

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M102 Spindle
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M102 Spindle

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED 460mm F6

Imaging cameras: Sony Nex-5

Mounts: iOptron SmartEQ

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS5

Accessory: DIY Dew Heater System  ·  DIY Wireless Intervalometer


Dates:Jan. 24, 2013

Frames: 60x15" (15') ISO1600

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 12.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 109694

RA center: 10h05m09s

DEC center: -07°4048

Pixel scale: 2.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 161.476 degrees

Field radius: 0.745 degrees


Resolution: 620x349

Description

A very low total exposure time.

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M102 Spindle, 



    
        

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