Observation by Martin Butcher: The Antennae Galaxies
2012 Dec 11 - 05:25
2021 Apr 09 - 11:26
Position angle: +1°11'
0°30' × 0°20'
- Meade LX-90 8" telescope fitted to its field tripod by an equatorial wedge.
- LX-90 Periodic Error Correction enabled.
- Dew Removal straps fitted to telescope and camera lens
- Telescope and camera powered by Mains Power.
- Stock Canon 40D with 200mm f/2.8 lens stopped down to f/4
- Telescope driven but unguided
Forty sub-exposures each 30 seconds taken at ISO400. Ambient temperature minus 7 degrees Celsius.
Isle of Colonsay
NGC4038, NGC4039 - The Antennae Galaxies
The Antennae Galaxies