Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scutum (Sct)  ·  Contains:  Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski  ·  M 11  ·  NGC 6705  ·  Wild Duck Cluster
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Scutum Star Cloud, 


            PJ Mahany
Scutum Star Cloud
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Scutum Star Cloud

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ATM 6" F5 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: QHY168C

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope Miniguider 50mm

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Software: StarTools  ·  TheSkyX Pro  ·  SkyTools  ·  SharpCap 3.1 Sharp Cap  ·  PixInsight1.8  ·  PHD Guiding 2 PHD 2 Guiding

Accessory: Paracorr ll

Dates:July 7, 2020

Frames: 27x30"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.97%

Astrometry.net job: 3656480

RA center: 18h 50' 28"

DEC center: -6° 10' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 351.774 degrees

Field radius: 0.677 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2319

Data source: Backyard


M11 embedded so to speak in the Scutum Star Cloud.


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Sky plot


Scutum Star Cloud, 


            PJ Mahany