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Dumbbell Nebula (M27) in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Nexstar 8SE

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescope or lens: Orion ST 80

Guiding camera: Lodestar X2

Focal reducer: Celestron f /6.3

Software: PixInsightPHD2Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik Ha Astronomik OIII

Accessories: QHYCCD PoleMasterMoonLite CS SCT FocuserZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)

Resolution: 3153x2515

Dates: Aug. 11, 2017

Frames:
Astronomik Ha : 35x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII: 25x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 17.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.05%

Astrometry.net job: 1686518

RA center: 299.889 degrees

DEC center: 22.723 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.586 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -168.596 degrees

Field radius: 0.328 degrees

Description

I wanted to see how the Dumbbell Nebula would look using an Ha and OIII filter. I put Ha in the "Red Channel" and OIII in the "Green and Blue Channels".

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Dumbbell Nebula (M27) in HOO, Chuck's Astrophotography