Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 50  ·  NGC 2323
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Heart-Shaped Cluster, 



    
        

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Heart-Shaped Cluster
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Heart-Shaped Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8se

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3300 (modified)

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.6

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1


Dates:Feb. 2, 2020

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 609x10" ISO400

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 7.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3221009

RA center: 7h 3' 16"

DEC center: -8° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 65.871 degrees

Field radius: 0.529 degrees


Resolution: 4530x3320

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Seemed appropriate for the season.

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