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α Lyrae (Vega)

Constellation: Lyra.

Session: 06 Oct 2020.

 

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Vega (α Lyr, α Lyrae, Alpha Lyrae) is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra, the fifth brightest star in the night sky and the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere, after Arcturus. It is a relatively close star at only 25 light-years from Earth, and, together with Arcturus and Sirius, one of the most luminous stars in the Sun's neighborhood.

 

Source: Wikipedia

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• Optics: Skywatcher 130/650 PDS.

• Mount: Skywatcher N-EQ6 Pro (mod).

• Filters: Optolong L-PRO (2").

• Accessories: Baader MPCC Mark III 2" coma corrector.

• Camera: QHY163C color camera.

 

• Lights: 60x60s | binning 1x1 | Gain 0 | Offset 30 | cooled - 10°c.

 

• Integration: 1 hour.

• Correction: Darks, Flats, Bias, Dark Flats.

 

• Skies quality: Bortle 5/10, SQM 19.55.

• Setup sampling: 1,42"/pixel.

• Field of view: 1.73 ° x 1.31 °.

 

• Notes: Cropped, light polluttion. clouds, testing new setup.

 

• Softwares: Pixinsight, Adobe Photoshop.

 

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Taken on October 6, 2020