Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  Benetnasch (ηUMa)  ·  Part of the constellation Bootes (Boo)  ·  Part of the constellation Draco (Dra)  ·  Part of the constellation Leo (Leo)  ·  Part of the constellation Leo Minor (LMi)  ·  Part of the constellation Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Phecda (γUMa)  ·  The constellation Canes Venatici (Cvn)  ·  The constellation Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  The constellation Ursa Minor (UMi)  ·  The star Alioth (εUMa)  ·  The star Alkaid  ·  The star Dubhe (αUMa)  ·  The star Kochab (βUMi)  ·  The star Merak (βUMa)  ·  The star Mizar (ζUMa)  ·  The star Phad  ·  The star Polaris (αUMi)  ·  The star Zosma (δLeo)  ·  The star ηDra
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Widefield experiment, 


Widefield experiment
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Widefield experiment

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 8mm

Imaging cameras: Canon 450d Modded

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Astronomik CLS CCD

Dates:April 23, 2014

Frames: 10x120"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.75%

Astrometry.net job: 290399

RA center: 12h 17' 36"

DEC center: +48° 1' 58"

Pixel scale: 206.476 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -64.818 degrees

Field radius: 53.884 degrees

Resolution: 1333x887

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Experiment with 8mm fisheye lens. I don't have a way to take flats with it, so have to crop aggressively. The lens might produce some nice Milky Way photos one day.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Widefield experiment,