Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

5 June 1999

Lagoon & Trifid Nebulae

Ptolemy Cluster


Alpha Herculis - Separation: 4.6 arcseconds, Magnitudes: 3.4/5.4

Beta Cygni - Separation: ~35 arcseconds, Magnitudes: 2.4/3.9

Zeta Ursa Majoris - Separation: 12 arcminutes, Magnitudes: 2.4/3.9. The pair, 2nd from the end of the handle of the Big Dipper, is shown along with the last star in the handle.

Double star photos were afocal shots taken with a Sony FD-91 1024x768 digital camera looking into a 55mm eyepiece on a Celestron CG-11 telescope.