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Contains:  IC 1795, NGC 896
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NGC 896 - Fish Head Nebula in Ha & OIII, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble
NGC 896 - Fish Head Nebula in Ha & OIII

NGC 896 - Fish Head Nebula in Ha & OIII

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Resolution: 4215x3372

Dates:Oct. 17, 2018Oct. 18, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 98x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 89x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 8.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.62%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Astrometry.net job: 2337939

RA center: 36.659 degrees

DEC center: 62.100 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.647 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.992 degrees

Field radius: 0.485 degrees

Locations: Backyard Red Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 896 (IC 1795) is an emission nebula in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It is often referred to as the Fishhead Nebula. It is a large star-forming region that is part of the Heart Nebula (IC 1805). It lies six thousand light years away and has a diameter of 70 light years. It is part of the Perseus molecular cloud.

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Douglas J Struble
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NGC 896 - Fish Head Nebula in Ha & OIII, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble