Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Capricornus (Cap)  ·  Contains:  M 30  ·  NGC 7099  ·  The star 41Cap
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            RonAdams
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M30

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 APO F/7.5

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5600

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Computerized Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope

Software: REGISTAX 6  ·  Fitswork4  ·  Digicam, Deep Sky Stacker, Gimp, Photoscape


Dates:Nov. 23, 2020

Frames: 127x60" ISO1600

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 8.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.60%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4035580

RA center: 21h 40' 17"

DEC center: -23° 17' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.345 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 331.577 degrees

Field radius: 1.351 degrees


Resolution: 6016x4016

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Moon was so bright that it was pointless to image anything but stars. I didn't even need a flashlight. I've never imaged this object before. I can check another object off of my Messier object list.

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Description: I completely reprocessed the image. I was attempting to resolve more stars in the cluster.

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