Object Constellation Right Ascension Declination
NGC2261 Monoceros 6:39 8.7
Scope Focal Length FOV Camera
Televue TV-85 600mm about 40'x25' SBIG ST-2000XM
Date Start Exposure Location
1/17/2004 19:45 L:25, R:15, G:15, B:10 minutes Anza, CA
Notes
NGC2261 is Hubbles Variable Nebula.
Using the camera at f/7 requires the TV-85 focuser to be extended so far that it sags with the weight of the camera. This caused the elongated stars. I need to add another 2" extension.
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