Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 ( 16 Bit )
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Optic configuration of the telescope: W.O.Megrez SDII 80 mm.
 F 555mm  f/d 6,9 ( apograde TMB ) + focal reducer f 6,3 Meade. Effective focal 352mm. f/d 4,4 frammed field 1,5 x 1,1 degrees

German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
20 frame from 60" each with  filter Astronomik CLS Profi
Integration color time:
R 25x60" (G fusion Red-Blue)  B 25x60"
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS2, Astroart 4.0
Lunar phase: increasing 10 day
Date of acquisition: December 2007
Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: M 37- NGC 2099
Type of object: Open Cluster
Magnitude: 5.6
Apparent size: 24.0'

Position (epoch of date)

Right ascension: 5h 52m 52s
Declination: +32 33' 24"
Constellation: Auriga


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