Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  IC 4592  ·  IC 4601  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  IC 4628  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  Part of the constellation Lupus (Lup)  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star Dschubba (δSco)  ·  The star Graffias (β1Sco)  ·  The star εSco  ·  The star ηLup  ·  The star μ1Sco  ·  The star μ2Sco  ·  The star πSco  ·  The star τSco  ·  rho Oph Nebula
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            Olga W. Ismael
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From Acrab to μ Scorpii

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Yongnuo 50mm F/1.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel T6

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ3-2

Software: Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy  ·  DSS Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.1 64bit  ·  Ascom EQMOD  ·  Pleaides Astrophoto PixInshight 1.8.8.7

Accessory: AstroEQ Goto Controller


Dates:June 17, 2021

Frames: 87x120" (2h 54') ISO1600

Integration: 2h 54'

Darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 6.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.58


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4648716

RA center: 16h27m46s.8

DEC center: -28°4008

Pixel scale: 17.624 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.465 degrees

Field radius: 14.248 degrees


Resolution: 4842x3230

Locations: my home at countryside, Luminosa, SP - Sao Paulo, Brazil

Data source: Backyard

Description

I've imaged this widefield shot with a quarter-moon up there in every single-shot. And the results came out very noisy. In the end, I'm still with the EQ3-2 mount, and I'm going to keep it for a long time as I'm now investing on guiding with the Meade ETX60 and probably the svbony SV105 planetary camera. But for now, still an unguided shot, it was actually pretty cool! Focusing with the nifty-fifty is harder, even more when using the Yongnuo one. But it looks better than expected! As soon as the moon goes away I plan on photographing this region again.

Criticism, suggestions and tips are always welcome on the comments!

Thanks for taking a look at this image! Clear skies for all.

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