Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 800

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 800

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290 Mini

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer for Edge 8" HD

Software: SGP  ·  PHD2 v2.6.5vdev7  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue  ·  Astonomik Deep-Sky Red  ·  Astonomik Deep-Sky Green  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky L2 1.25"

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG  ·  Moonlite CHL 2.5" Large Format Crayford 8 Edge HD Focuser  ·  RIGELSYS USB-nFOCUS Stepper Motor Controller  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster  ·  ZWO EFW 8 EFW8


Dates:April 28, 2020

Frames: 1060x78" (22h 58')

Integration: 22h 58'

Avg. Moon age: 5.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3916009

RA center: 13h 29' 54"

DEC center: +47° 12' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.531 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.292 degrees

Field radius: 0.426 degrees


Resolution: 4601x3480

Locations: Backyard, Hereford, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

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