Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Corvus (Crv)  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero galaxy
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m104 5-26-14, 



    
        

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m104 5-26-14
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m104 5-26-14

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8RC

Imaging cameras: Canon 60D

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm SSAG package

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Filters: Astronomik L - UV-IR Block


Dates:May 26, 2014

Frames: 10x240" ISO1600

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 286102

RA center: 12h 40' 3"

DEC center: -11° 41' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.558 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.140 degrees

Field radius: 0.469 degrees


Resolution: 5039x3356

Locations: Nickelsville - Green Zone, Nickelsville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

My 1st attempt at M104
Focus is off slightly from mirror cooling. Still learning about the scope.
Average sky conditions

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m104 5-26-14, 



    
        

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