5/07/2013

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Leo Triplet

m65

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
           -0.000669501       -2.16885e-005           +0.548614
          +2.18024e-005          -0.0006695           +0.384258
                     +0                  +0                  +1
Resolution …….. 2.411 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. 1.860 deg
Focal …………. 632.96 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 1d 4′ 18.4″ x 48′ 13.8″
Image center …… RA: 11 18 41.952  Dec: +13 19 15.41
Image bounds:
   top-left ……. RA: 11 20 57.470  Dec: +13 42 16.41
   top-right …… RA: 11 16 32.843  Dec: +13 44 22.20
   bottom-left …. RA: 11 20 50.614  Dec: +12 54 04.56
   bottom-right … RA: 11 16 26.863  Dec: +12 56 09.93
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NGC4594 (Sombrero Galaxy)

NGC4594

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
           -0.000669633       -2.48652e-005           +0.550625
          +2.46612e-005        -0.000669847           +0.382184
                     +0                  +0                  +1
Resolution …….. 2.413 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. 2.108 deg
Focal …………. 632.63 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 1d 4′ 20.3″ x 48′ 15.3″
Image center …… RA: 12 39 58.033  Dec: -11 39 51.18
Image bounds:
   top-left ……. RA: 12 42 12.780  Dec: -11 16 53.45
   top-right …… RA: 12 37 50.606  Dec: -11 14 31.62
   bottom-left …. RA: 12 42 05.848  Dec: -12 05 07.22
   bottom-right … RA: 12 37 42.915  Dec: -12 02 44.97
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3/31/2013

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Takahashi FS-102, Focal reducer

M42

OR

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
-0.000574004461 -0.000345887408 +0.665813331638
+0.000345575922 -0.000574568901 +0.068050783100
+0.000000000000 +0.000000000000 +1.000000000000
Resolution …….. 2.413 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. 31.021 deg
Focal …………. 632.51 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 1d 4′ 16.2″ x 48′ 11.0″
Image center …… RA: 05 35 22.528 Dec: -05 32 25.28
Image bounds:
top-left ……. RA: 05 38 03.048 Dec: -05 28 18.96
top-right …… RA: 05 34 21.962 Dec: -04 55 12.18
bottom-left …. RA: 05 36 23.221 Dec: -06 09 37.99
bottom-right … RA: 05 32 41.971 Dec: -05 36 28.89
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Horsehead Nebula

HRv1

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
-0.000346607886 +0.000573604381 -0.250699330590
-0.000574903693 -0.000345669530 +0.620540912891
+0.000000000000 +0.000000000000 +1.000000000000
Resolution …….. 2.414 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. -58.852 deg
Focal …………. 632.34 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 48′ 11.8″ x 1d 4′ 17.3″
Image center …… RA: 05 40 09.041 Dec: -02 40 48.42
Image bounds:
top-left ……. RA: 05 39 08.840 Dec: -02 03 34.43
top-right …… RA: 05 37 29.042 Dec: -02 44 53.19
bottom-left …. RA: 05 42 49.023 Dec: -02 36 42.35
bottom-right … RA: 05 41 09.304 Dec: -03 18 02.23
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Moon Phase

Capture

3/29/2013

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Today I took out  the Takahashi FS-102 with Focal Reducer. The seeing was pretty poor. I could not frame the LEO triplet and Orion was quickly heading behind the trees. Focuser was faulty too.

M 42

cc_WHITE_v21

Lights 12 x 240s (selected 7 manually), Darks 3 x 240s
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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
-0.000496768312 -0.000449985663 +0.666465301706
+0.000449359987 -0.000497823254 -0.060848819446
+0.000000000000 +0.000000000000 +1.000000000000
Resolution …….. 2.414 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. 42.070 deg
Focal …………. 632.39 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 1d 4′ 17.0″ x 48′ 11.5″
Image center …… RA: 05 35 16.203 Dec: -05 25 49.44
Image bounds:
top-left ……. RA: 05 37 56.884 Dec: -05 29 27.13
top-right …… RA: 05 34 45.529 Dec: -04 46 23.45
bottom-left …. RA: 05 35 46.945 Dec: -06 05 15.32
bottom-right … RA: 05 32 35.556 Dec: -05 22 09.09
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M65 & M66

Leo_1_001_c_DBE_cloneLEO_vFc

(M65 is top right ) – Lights 1 x 12000sec , Darks 3 x 240 (same as m42)

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Referentiation Matrix (Gnomonic projection = Matrix * Coords[x,y]):
-0.000448421217     +0.000496761040     -0.128307772375
-0.000496712064     -0.000448171154     +0.655619359339
+0.000000000000     +0.000000000000     +1.000000000000
Resolution …….. 2.409 arcsec/pix
Rotation ………. -47.929 deg
Focal …………. 633.65 mm
Pixel size …….. 7.40 um
Field of view ….. 48′ 5.8″ x 1d 4′ 9.3″
Image center …… RA: 11 18 17.314  Dec: +13 10 03.27
Image bounds:
top-left ……. RA: 11 17 45.603  Dec: +13 49 23.27
top-right …… RA: 11 15 33.244  Dec: +13 13 38.01
bottom-left …. RA: 11 21 01.302  Dec: +13 06 22.02
bottom-right … RA: 11 18 48.854  Dec: +12 30 43.03
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Moon phase

Capture