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M8_M20_Widefield, 



    
        

            Charles Franks
M8_M20_Widefield
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M8_M20_Widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Pentax Takumar 67 300mm Lens

Imaging cameras: QSI 683ws-8

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80mm Refractor

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guider (mono)


Dates:Aug. 10, 2013

Frames: 36x600" (6h)

Integration: 6h

Avg. Moon age: 3.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 97842

RA center: 18h 5' 19"

DEC center: -23° 45' 28"

Pixel scale: 3.687 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.734 degrees

Field radius: 2.069 degrees


Resolution: 620x474

Data source: Backyard

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M8_M20_Widefield, 



    
        

            Charles Franks