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CANIS MAJOR - WIDE FIELD

 Constellation    

(Image centered at: ra 06h:46m / dec - 23║ 29')

 

 

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SYNTA EQ3 MOUNT

 

December 2021, 10 km East from JosÚ Ignacio, Maldonado, Uruguay

 


 

DATA

TYPE: Constellation

VISUAL BRIGHTNESS: N/A

OBJECT SIZE: FOV 20║ 50' x 16║ 00'

DISTANCE: N/A

 

IMAGE INFORMATION

SCOPE: 50 mm Canon lens stoped at 4,5

CAMERA: Canon 700D Hutech Modified

MOUNT: SYNTA EQ3 (unguided)

FILTERS: none

SKY CONDITIONS: Close to the Atlantic Sea. Bortle 4

EXPOSURES: Total of 60 minutes. (20 shots x 3 minutes)

 

OBJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMAGE SESSION

Took a portable (old) gear during last summer vacation in Uruguay, and drove to the east though the cost road. Found a place behind some bushes to place the mount and the Synta Eq3. A rough polar alignment and starting shooting 180 secs exposures with a 50 mm Canon lens. No computer, no auto guiding. Just the car battery to feed the EQ3 Synta old motors which behaved quite well.

Aiming to the Centre of Canis Majoris

Lots of nice star cluster are shown in the FOV. And also faint nebulosity structure surrounding the central region.

 


PUPPIS CENTRE AREA - WIDE FIELD

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Portable Gear Synta Eq3 with stepper motors

Canon 700D Hutech