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M45, 



    
        

            Ruediger
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M45

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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            Ruediger
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M45

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 14, 2020
Frames:
Baader CCD Blue 2": 12×300(1h) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 2×2
Baader CCD Green 2": 12×300(1h) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 2×2
Baader CCD Red 2": 12×300(1h) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 2×2
Integration:
3h
Darks:
10
Flats:
10
Flat darks:
10
Avg. Moon age:
26.22 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.88%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Mean SQM:
20.20
Temperature:
14.00

RA center: 03h46m09s.67

DEC center: +24°1033.6

Pixel scale: 1.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -58.316 degrees

Field radius: 0.639 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3098x2160

File size: 25.0 MB

Locations: Balcony observatory, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Waiting for my desired object to get visible, I decided to take some subs on M45... just for fun. I was hesitating to upload, but why not. Not every image has to be "rocket science". 😎

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M45, 



    
        

            Ruediger