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Sh2-114 Flying Dragon Nebula, 





    
        

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Sh2-114 Flying Dragon Nebula

Sh2-114 Flying Dragon Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2671x1781

Dates:June 18, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 72x150" ISO1600

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~28

Bias: ~46

Avg. Moon age: 23.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Astrometry.net job: 1618004

RA center: 320.289 degrees

DEC center: 38.819 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.155 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.107 degrees

Field radius: 0.961 degrees

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

f/5.6, drizzled 2x

OK, this one was really a challenge... first, it was very windy. Second, I lost the guide star and therefore more than 1 hour was worthless... I don't know why... everything was fixed well. An acoustic alarm if the guide star is lost would be cool ;-)

And the object itself: very very faint. It would need much more lights... next time...

Original Image: 38 lights, 22 darks, 27 bias
Image B: 25 lights from first session, 47 lights from 2nd session, 28 darks total, 46 bias total

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Original Image 95min, Image B (2 sessions) 180min

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Sh2-114 Flying Dragon Nebula, 





    
        

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