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M42 and Running Man Mosaic, 



    
        

            Fabio Papa
M42 and Running Man Mosaic
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M42 and Running Man Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen ED81S

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen ED81S

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI I Pro

Focal reducers: Vixen 0.67x

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Baader Planetarium Red 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 1.25"

Accessory: Teleskop-Service TS Off Axis Guider 9


Dates:Dec. 7, 2013

Frames: 42x300" (3h 30')

Integration: 3h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 5.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.59%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 139107

RA center: 05h35m05s.8

DEC center: -05°0426

Pixel scale: 3.257 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.768 degrees

Field radius: 0.987 degrees


Resolution: 620x783

Locations: Costalta Observatory, Costalta di Pecorara, Piacenza, Italy

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M42 and Running Man Mosaic, 



    
        

            Fabio Papa