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M51 from city center under 90% moon illumination, 



    
        

            Paolo Zampolini
M51 from city center under 90% moon illumination
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M51 from city center under 90% moon illumination

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Konusky200

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: pentaflex 80/400

Guiding cameras: MAGZERO MZ-5M

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Hutech CLIP IDAS nebula filter LPS-p2


Dates:April 17, 2014

Frames: 42x180" (2h 6')

Integration: 2h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 16.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.49%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 225392

RA center: 13h30m01s.4

DEC center: +47°1221

Orientation: 86.106 degrees

Field radius: 0.688 degrees


Resolution: 620x404

Locations: Home , viterbo , centrocittà, viterbo, VT, Italy

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work in progress dalla città...risultato non pessimo...

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M51 from city center under 90% moon illumination, 



    
        

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