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The Witch's Broom, 



    
        

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The Witch's Broom
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The Witch's Broom

The Witch's Broom, 



    
        

            dr_klahn
The Witch's Broom
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The Witch's Broom

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ATM 12" F/4 Reflector

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D

Mounts: OTE Astrotec OTE 150-1

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN v2.03


Dates:July 25, 2012

Frames: 32x180" (1h 36')

Integration: 1h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 6.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 139098

RA center: 20h 45' 46"

DEC center: +30° 41' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.743 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.039 degrees

Field radius: 0.563 degrees


Resolution: 4710x2754

Locations: Vielbrunn, Vielbrunn, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

First Light image with my home made 300mm F/4 Newton (Orion UK Mirrors) in 2012.
Unfortunately a guiding error occured and the stars are sligtly elongated.
The image was reprocessed with my new favourite toy PixInsight... ;)

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The Witch's Broom, 



    
        

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