Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  IC 4628  ·  IC 4701  ·  IC 4715  ·  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 24  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  Part of the constellation Ara (Ara)  ·  Part of the constellation Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Part of the constellation Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Sargas (θSco)  ·  Small Sgr Star Cloud  ·  The constellation Telescopium (Tel)  ·  The star Alnasl (γ2Sgr)  ·  The star Girtab  ·  The star Kaus Australis (εSgr)  ·  The star Lesath (υSco)  ·  The star Media (δSgr)  ·  The star Sabik (ηOph)  ·  The star Shaula (λSco)  ·  The star αAra  ·  The star εSco  ·  The star κSco

Image of the day 05/07/2020

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            Chan Yat Ping Carl
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    Image of the day 05/07/2020

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      Milky Way (Carl Chan), 



    
        

            Chan Yat Ping Carl
      Milky Way (Carl Chan)
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      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N  ·  Takahashi Epsilon-160

      Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified  ·  SBIG STL11002M

      Mounts: Takahashi NJP Temma

      Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

      Software: photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 for Mac

      Filters: Astrodon Gen2 I-Series LRGB


      Dates:July 21, 2019

      Frames: 6x900" (1h 30')

      Integration: 1h 30'

      Avg. Moon age: 18.94 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 81.58%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 3501582

      RA center: 17h 34' 46"

      DEC center: -32° 43' 58"

      Pixel scale: 6.376 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 92.012 degrees

      Field radius: 22.671 degrees


      Resolution: 21911x13234

      Locations: Warrumbungles Mountain Motel, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia

      Data source: Traveller

      Description

      For full resolution, pls refer to http://www.gigapan.com/embeds/UfioCu4jGkw/

      This is mosaic image composed of 110 panels. As the photographic trip was not long enough, 2 telescopes were mounted on NJP together for time efficiency.

      Telescope:Takahashi FSQ-106 (530mm, F5)

      and Epsilon-160 with digital corrector used (530mm, F3.3)

      Equatorial mount:Takahashi NJP Temma 2

      Camera:SBIG STL11002M (for Epsilon-160), Astro 6D (for FSQ106)

      Guiding:OAG with QHY5L-II

      Exposure:Mosaic of 10 X 11 Panels,30 minutes each. Both scopes contributed 3 X 5 minutes respectively

      Processing:Photoshop CS6,PixInsight

      Photographer:Chan Yat Ping (Hog Kong, China)

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