Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  Butterfly cluster  ·  M 6  ·  NGC 6405
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M6 - Butterfly Cluster, 



    
        

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M6 - Butterfly Cluster
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M6 - Butterfly Cluster

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M6 - Butterfly Cluster, 



    
        

            Bob Stewart
M6 - Butterfly Cluster
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M6 - Butterfly Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D90

Mounts: AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 9x50 Finderscope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: Celestron C8 Edge HD 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PoleMaster  ·  PHD2  ·  AstroPhotography Tool  ·  Deep Sky Stacker


Dates:June 30, 2019

Frames: 26x60" (26') ISO800

Integration: 26'

Flats: 15

Avg. Moon age: 27.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2776487

RA center: 17h 40' 8"

DEC center: -32° 16' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.762 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.185 degrees

Field radius: 0.433 degrees


Resolution: 3384x2291

Locations: ASKC DSS, Amoret, Missouri, United States

Data source: Backyard

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M6 - Butterfly Cluster, 



    
        

            Bob Stewart