9/2/13

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Dumbbell Nebula

 

dbfcf1

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Center (RA, Dec):    (299.912, 22.706)
Center (RA, hms):    19h 59m 38.781s
Center (Dec, dms):    +22° 42′ 21.027″
Size:    25.3 x 16.9 arcmin
Radius:    0.253 deg
Pixel scale:    0.355 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is -30.1 degrees E of N

8/31/2013

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NGC 7606

NGC7606p

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Center (RA, Dec):    (349.761, -8.481)
Center (RA, hms):    23h 19m 02.607s
Center (Dec, dms):    -08° 28′ 50.125″
Size:    1.43 x 1.08 deg
Radius:    0.894 deg
Pixel scale:    1.53 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is 101 degrees E of N

8/31/2013

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Dumbbell Nebula

Takahashi TOA-130 first light

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Center (RA, Dec):    (299.924, 22.731)
Center (RA, hms):    19h 59m 41.745s
Center (Dec, dms):    +22° 43′ 50.995″
Size:    1.43 x 1.08 deg
Radius:    0.894 deg
Pixel scale:    1.53 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is -78.5 degrees E of N

8/13/2013

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Perseid meteor shower

2M3A1603_v1

2M3A1623_c_v1

2M3A1626_c_v1

8/06/2013

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M 16 – Eagle Nebula

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Pillars of Creation

PillarsOfCreation

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Center (RA, Dec):    (274.740, -13.857)
Center (RA, hms):    18h 18m 57.540s
Center (Dec, dms):    -13° 51′ 26.556″
Size:    75.5 x 57 arcmin
Radius:    0.788 deg
Pixel scale:    1.35 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is 126 degrees E of N

7/19/2013

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Dumbbell Nebula

DNp

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Center (RA, Dec):    (299.832, 22.698)
Center (RA, hms):    19h 59m 19.577s
Center (Dec, dms):    +22° 41′ 53.238″
Size:    75.4 x 57 arcmin
Radius:    0.788 deg
Pixel scale:    1.35 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is -69.3 degrees E of N

7/18/2013

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M13 Globular Cluster

 

M13p

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Center (RA, Dec):    (250.425, 36.461)
Center (RA, hms):    16h 41m 41.935s
Center (Dec, dms):    +36° 27′ 40.040″
Size:    75.4 x 57 arcmin
Radius:    0.788 deg
Pixel scale:    1.35 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is 120 degrees E of N

7/18/2013

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Dumbbell Nebula

DNp

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From astrometry.net

Center (RA, Dec):    (299.905, 22.713)
Center (RA, hms):    19h 59m 37.268s
Center (Dec, dms):    +22° 42′ 46.380″
Size:    75.4 x 57 arcmin
Radius:    0.788 deg
Pixel scale:    1.35 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is -59.5 degrees E of N

7/12/2013

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

 

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Center (RA, Dec):    (202.777, 47.066)
Center (RA, hms):    13h 31m 06.467s
Center (Dec, dms):    +47° 03′ 56.576″
Size:    64.3 x 48.2 arcmin
Radius:    0.669 deg
Pixel scale:    3.76 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:    Up is -160 degrees E of N

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7/12/2013

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M17 Omega Nebula

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
           +0.000624417        +0.000239434           -0.643196
           -0.000240561        +0.000625939           -0.183085
                     +0                  +0                  +1
Resolution …….. 2.411 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. -159.042 deg
Focal …………. 633.14 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 1d 4′ 17.2″ x 48′ 12.9″
Image center …… RA: 18 20 54.882  Dec: -16 11 44.29
Image bounds:
   top-left ……. RA: 18 18 13.994  Dec: -16 22 39.68
   top-right …… RA: 18 22 24.077  Dec: -16 45 47.87
   bottom-left …. RA: 18 19 26.199  Dec: -15 37 38.40
   bottom-right … RA: 18 23 35.471  Dec: -16 00 41.35
===============================================================================

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