M 74 - Spiral Galaxy

Monoceros

M74

M74 - Spiral Galaxy in Pisces
Date: Dec 18, 2006 Time: 01:30 CDT Location: Haltom City Tx
Instrument: 253mm F/6 Newtonian Mount: AP1200GTO Guiding: STL - Internal Guide Chip
Extra Hardware: None Seeing: Good Transparency: Fair
Camera: SBIG STL11K Filter Wheel: Internal Filter: AstroDon 6nm L
Exposure: 8 x 300 Seconds Ha Camera Control: MaximDL 4.11 Processing: MaximDL, PSCS

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Image Center: RA 01h 36m 57s, Dec 18d 07m 49s, Pos Angle +87d 05'
Effective Focal Length 1754.7 mm ~ 1.06" per Pixel
Notes: Variable Winds. Temp ~40 Degrees F. Guiding was ~ 1 arc second
Image Data captured completely under computer control using ACP