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Barnard 147 and Barnard 146, 



    
        

            Mike Oates

Barnard 147 and Barnard 146

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Opticstar AR80S (f5) Gold Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8

Filters: Ha 5nm

Accessory: Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser  ·  Starlight-XPress Filter Wheel


Dates:July 16, 2014

Frames: 58x600"

Integration: 9.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 77.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 319231


Resolution: 3303x2641

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

In the centre of the image is dark nebula Barnard 147 & top right is
dark nebula Barnard 146. This field is just to the left of Sh2-101 The Tulip Nebula in Cygnus.

Taken in H-alpha, this is going to be one of a three panel narrowband panorama. It's going to take a while going off the 10 hrs just for one filter for one panel !

The subs for this image were taken over a few nights from June 22 to July 16 2014

I will just add that this, as with all my images, are taken from light polluted Manchester UK and the average SQM for this image was 18.3 (18.1 to 18.5).

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Barnard 147 and Barnard 146, 



    
        

            Mike Oates