Field of view

My imaging telescope is a Takahashi TOA-130. I am using it with the focal reducer:

TOA-130My camera is an SBIG-STT 8300M

Screen Shot 2015-03-01 at 3.15.47 PM

Using a field view calculator I can estimate my field of view.

Screen Shot 2015-03-01 at 3.17.31 PM

My field of view is 1.37° x 1.03° with resolution 1.43″/pixel (corrected). Below is my image of the Rosette Nebula

NGC 2237 Rosette Nebula - distance 5,200 light years


One thought on “Field of view

    Making the Rosette Nebula Mosaic « Cloudbreaker said:
    March 11, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    […] Field of view […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s