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Observation by Colin Henshaw: BQ Orionis faint

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Colin Henshaw

Observer

Colin Henshaw

Observed

2019 Jan 08 - 17:29

Uploaded

2019 Jan 09 - 06:17

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 05h56m
Dec: +23°00'
Position angle: -16°28'

Field size

4°46' × 2°49'

Equipment
  • Canon 6D Camera
  • 135mm Carl Zeiss telephoto lens
Exposure

1s at 8,000ASA, 135mm Telephoto set at f5.6

Location

Briga Township, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Target name

BQ Orionis

Title

BQ Orionis faint

About this image

Object seen faint on December 28th, 2019, and confirmed faint on January 8th., 2019, at around 9m.4 off the back of my camera. The chart need some revision. There are two distinct binaries in the field that are very obvious that don't seem to show on the chart, though one of them may be located in NGC 2129.

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