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Mars and the Pleiades, 



    
        

            Benny Colyn
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Mars and the Pleiades

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Neodymium Moon & SkyGlow


Dates:March 2, 2021

Frames: 180x30"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.89%


Astrometry.net job: 4273304

RA center: 3h 45' 42"

DEC center: +22° 49' 36"

Pixel scale: 14.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.956 degrees

Field radius: 3.691 degrees


Resolution: 1000x1500

Locations: Home, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Mars-Pleiades conjunction on the evening of the 2nd of March. Shot through really bad LP on the second rig as a test for the "travel" setup.

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