Constellation tour in Autumn
Microscopium (The Microscope)

Date & Time: Jul 11 2015, from 25:42 to 25:55 JST(+0900)
Composed 5 shots with 3 minutes exposed
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm (f=85mm, Aperture: F4.0)
with Kenko PRO-Softon[A] filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(4256×2832)
Device size...FX format (36×24mm)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800, White Balance...Daylight

ASCII/Astroarts StellaNavigator
The Microscopium is a minor constellation in autumn southern sky lying just south of Capricornus. The constellation contains only 4th magnitude or fainter stars, and has no major deep sky object.
The Microscopium is one of minor constellations that have been established by La Caille in 18th century. He made some other constellations of instruments like telescope, furnace, pump and so on, in addition to this microscope.



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