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Hemisphere:  Southern
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Nova Centauri 2013, 


            Cory Schmitz
Nova Centauri 2013
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f3.9 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Basic astrometry details job: 188066

RA center: 13h 54' 56"

DEC center: -59° 7' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 132.324 degrees

Field radius: 0.936 degrees

Resolution: 5118x3366


Image details:
Data acquired on 2014-01-01 from Johannesburg, South Africa
25x30s ISO800 f/3.9
Calibrated with dark / flat / bias

Orion 8" f/3.9 Astrograph
Celestron CGEM DX mount
Orion SSAG autoguider + 50mm guide scope
Canon T2i 550D DSLR (Baader IR modded)
Baader MPCC

Image acquisition with BackyardEOS
Guiding with PHD
Calibration/alignment/integration and post-processing with PixInsight



Cory Schmitz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Nova Centauri 2013, 


            Cory Schmitz