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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 8

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD 163C

Mounts: Meade LX70

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Svbony 60mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: UV/IR Cut Filter UV/IR-Cut 1.25"

Accessory: OnStep GoTo Controller


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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