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Merope in the Pleiades 925 EdgeHD, 



    
        

            John Verderame
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Merope in the Pleiades 925 EdgeHD

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Merope in the Pleiades 925 EdgeHD, 



    
        

            John Verderame
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Merope in the Pleiades 925 EdgeHD

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron 925 Edge HD
Imaging Cameras
Nikon D5300
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
Baader UV/IR-Cut/L 2"
Accessories
Starizona T-adaper with filter holder · ZWO ASI290MM Guide Camera · Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope
Software
Adobe PhotoShop · APT AstroPhotograhy Tool · QHY PoleMaster · Lightroom · DeepSkyStacker 4.2.6

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 30, 2021
Frames:
8x200" (26' 40")
Integration:
26' 40"
Avg. Moon age:
25.19 days
Avg. Moon phase:
19.86%

RA center: 03h46m19s.992

DEC center: +23°5415.69

Pixel scale: 0.734 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.383 degrees

Field radius: 0.339 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2812x1777

Locations: Home, Green Valley, Arizona, None

Data source: Backyard

Description

8 x 200 sec subs @ ISO 800.  I originally took twice that many subs but was experiencing a minor blip now and then in tracking so had to eliminate a few of them due to star elongation.

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Merope in the Pleiades 925 EdgeHD, 



    
        

            John Verderame