Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  M 29  ·  NGC 6913
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            William Maxwell
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M29

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            William Maxwell
M29
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M29

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Edge 8
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY163C
Mounts
Meade LX70
Filters
UV/IR Cut Filter UV/IR-Cut 1.25"
Accessories
OnStep GoTo Controller
Software
Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy · Astro Pixel Processor · Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Svbony 60mm guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 14, 2021
Frames:
504x30" (4h 12')
Integration:
4h 12'
Avg. Moon age:
2.42 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.49%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4500475

RA center: 20h24m00s.0

DEC center: +38°2942

Pixel scale: 0.525 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.011 degrees

Field radius: 0.417 degrees

Resolution: 4495x3550

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first official DSO image with the SCT. There are reasons not to start here since the long focal length does put some big demands on the mount (and even finding the target), but the rewards will be a better field of view for really small objects.

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M29, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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