Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6229
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NGC 6229

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            William Maxwell
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NGC 6229

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Starfinder 8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600 cooled mono

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Svbony 60mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Accessory: Rigel Systems Focuser  ·  Baader MPCC coma corrector


Dates:April 16, 2021

Frames:
Blue: 45x75" (56' 15") bin 2x2
Green: 45x75" (56' 15") bin 2x2
Red: 45x75" (56' 15") bin 2x2
Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 20x10" (3' 20") bin 2x2
Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 190x75" (3h 57' 30") (gain: 139.00) -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 6h 49' 35"

Darks: ~200

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 3.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.45%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4452876

RA center: 16h 46' 37"

DEC center: +47° 31' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.535 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 275.271 degrees

Field radius: 0.538 degrees


Resolution: 4420x5735

Data source: Backyard

Description

The often overlooked globular (in favor of the more dramatic M13 and M92) in Hercules.

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NGC 6229, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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