Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  M 46  ·  NGC 2437  ·  NGC 2438
M46 & NGC 2438, 



    
        

            M.W.Hoy
M46 & NGC 2438
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M46 & NGC 2438

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
CELESTRON EdgeHD 8
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS Rebel T3 1100D
Mounts
iOptron ZEQ25GT
Accessories
Celestron EdgeHD 8 0.7x Reducer
Software
BinaryRivers Corporation Backyard EOS V3 · Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2 · PHD2 Guiding · Adobe Photoshop 7
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Zhumell 50mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
QHY 5L-II-C

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 15, 2014
Frames:
9x150" (22' 30")
Integration:
22' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
13.62 days
Avg. Moon phase:
98.51%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 203508

RA center: 07h41m43s.2

DEC center: -14°5258

Pixel scale: 0.710 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.743 degrees

Field radius: 0.485 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

Locations: The Backyard, Bradenton Florida, Bradenton, FL, United States

Description

Full Moon madness. Half way through the session the cord on my $15 camera AC adapter shorted out and went kerpow! about a foot from me. Fortunately no damage to the camera and the original battery still had a charge so I was able to finish.

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M46 & NGC 2438, 



    
        

            M.W.Hoy