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Short exposure widefield M52 area, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop
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Short exposure widefield M52 area

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51

Mounts: iOptron CEM25EC

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Luc Coiffier's DSS 4.1.0 64 bit


Dates:July 12, 2019

Frames: 280x30" ISO1600

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.98%

Temperature: 25.00


Astrometry.net job: 2798679

RA center: 23h 21' 16"

DEC center: +61° 9' 26"

Pixel scale: 3.968 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -96.201 degrees

Field radius: 2.631 degrees


Resolution: 4109x2434

Data source: Backyard

Description

I hooked my full spectrum Pentax K-01 to my Redcat and let it rip for about 5 hours on Friday night just to see what I could get. I'd love to have gotten longer exposures, but I accidentally superglued the mode dial to M mode, so 30 seconds it is!

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Short exposure widefield M52 area, 



    
        

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