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Lagoon and Trifid 5-26-14, 



    
        

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Lagoon and Trifid 5-26-14
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Lagoon and Trifid 5-26-14

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet  ·  Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da  ·  Canon 60D

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm SSAG package

Software: PHD guiding

Filters: Astronomik L - UV-IR Block


Dates:May 25, 2014

Frames:Astronomik L - UV-IR Block: 70x120" ISO1600

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 26.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.45%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 286698

RA center: 18h 4' 21"

DEC center: -23° 27' 21"

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.939 degrees

Field radius: 1.733 degrees


Resolution: 4948x3296

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally got to image this pair again after 3 years. Pretty good sky conditions. From a Green Zone.

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Lagoon and Trifid 5-26-14, 



    
        

            Mo