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Messier 59 and 60, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
Messier 59 and 60
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Messier 59 and 60

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 8" Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80mm short tube

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Autoguider

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  SBIG CCDOps  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky

Accessory: Astro-Tech Coma Corrector


Dates:April 23, 2014

Frames: 10x600" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 23.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 227950

RA center: 12h 43' 0"

DEC center: +11° 43' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.213 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -121.061 degrees

Field radius: 0.708 degrees


Resolution: 620x468

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Messier 59 and 60, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel

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