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SSCygni, 20190820, 



    
        

            Geert Vandenbulcke
SSCygni, 20190820
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SSCygni, 20190820

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA-150B

Imaging camera:SBIG STT-3200ME

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1200GTO CP3

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA-150B

Guiding camera:SBIG STT-3200ME

Software:MaximDLPhotoShopFITS Liberator 3FocusMax V4

Accessory:Teleskop Service TSFlat 2.5 field flattener


Dates:Aug. 20, 2019

Frames: 60x60"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2886913

RA center: 21h 42' 44"

DEC center: +43° 33' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.282 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.152 degrees

Field radius: 0.492 degrees


Resolution: 2215x1648

Locations: Tranquility Base Observatory, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

SSCygni is a variable star that was in outburst at the time of this image. I only occasionally do photometry of variable stars and the serie of 60 images (60s each) I made was unusable for good results because the star was almost saturated in the individual images. It was at magnitude 8.5 about at that time. During capture I noted some faint galaxies nearby, so I decided to make a stack of the images to show these galaxies somewhat better, they all are around magnitude 15!

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Geert Vandenbulcke
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SSCygni, 20190820, 



    
        

            Geert Vandenbulcke