Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  M 7  ·  NGC 6453  ·  NGC 6475  ·  Ptolemy's Cluster
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Ptolemy Cluster, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura
Ptolemy Cluster
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Ptolemy Cluster

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Ptolemy Cluster, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura
Ptolemy Cluster
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Ptolemy Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Imaging cameras: FLI ML 16200

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1600 with Absolute Encoders

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3  ·  PixInsight  ·  StarNet++

Filters: FLI Blue  ·  FLI Green  ·  FLI Red  ·  FLI Luminance

Accessory: Robofocus  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller


Dates:Aug. 18, 2020

Frames: 93x300" (7h 45')

Integration: 7h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 28.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.50%


Astrometry.net job: 3788593

RA center: 17h 53' 54"

DEC center: -34° 48' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.511 degrees

Field radius: 0.904 degrees


Resolution: 4500x3600

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyChile

Description

Beautiful young cluster against the background of old stars of the core of the Milky Way.

There is a very nice PN out there in the FOV - try to find it!

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Ptolemy Cluster, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura