Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero
NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII
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NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII

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NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero
NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII
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NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY8

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm mini guider

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Star Tools  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  ADGSoftware PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Filters: Orion H‑Alpha 7nm  ·  Orion O-III 7nm


Dates:July 13, 2014July 16, 2014

Frames:
Orion H‑Alpha 7nm: 6x900" (1h 30') (gain: 11.00) -6C bin 1x1
Orion O-III 7nm: 12x900" (3h) (gain: 11.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 30'

Darks: 6

Flats: 21

Flat darks: 21

Bias: 101

Avg. Moon age: 17.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 23.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 318510

RA center: 20h47m18s

DEC center: +30°4344

Pixel scale: 1.991 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.717 degrees

Field radius: 1.008 degrees


Resolution: 3018x2044

Description

This is my first foray into bi-color NB (but still using an OSC for capture). Some issues yet to be resolved, but not a bad first effort.

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NGC6960 in Bi-color Ha/OIII, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero