Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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NGC 6960 HST Palette, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
NGC 6960 HST Palette
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NGC 6960 HST Palette

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm  ·  Baader OIII 8,5nm 36mm  ·  Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm


Dates:July 4, 2014

Frames:
Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm: 3x900" bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8,5nm 36mm: 3x900" bin 1x1
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 9x600" -22C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 316368

RA center: 20h 48' 9"

DEC center: +30° 29' 42"

Pixel scale: 3.601 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 24.433 degrees

Field radius: 1.030 degrees


Resolution: 620x487

Description

Tried a different color mixture and palette on my July 4 image
Ha as Green
OIII as Blue
50%Ha+ 50%OIII as Green(Synthetic SII, since the skies won't co-operate)
RGB blended in to mix

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NGC 6960 HST Palette, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges