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Kepler data, sensor pos 41


Kepler data, sensor pos 41
Coordinates/Direction : RA: 290.427033o, DEC: +43.624771o. Angle calculator
Object size : sensor about 1 x 1 degrees
Object magnitude : -
Object : Area of Cygnus, Lyra and Draco
Date : 2009-08-19, 19:48:31
Lens/telescope : Kepler Space observatory
Film/CCD : Sensor position 41, Kepler data, credits: STScI
Filter/Wavelength : 420 to 900 nm
Exp. time : 6.019 x 270 = 27 minutes
Image process tool : Fits viewer NASA, HxD, AstroImageJ, Fitswork, Irfanview
Processing : Flat calibrated, Gamma 5 curve
Site : Space
Comment : Just a single image to learn how to handle the data.
More to know : Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Kepler (spacecraft)

Inverted image:

Kepler data, sensor pos 41
Comment : If the image is inverted it's much easier to see the weak objects. Can you see the diffuse object upper left? It must be the galaxy NGC 6792.
More to know : NGC 6792:
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/
NGC 6792:
https://in-the-sky.org/
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