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The Cave Nebula, 


            WJM Observatory
The Cave Nebula

The Cave Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:VC200L

Imaging camera:Canon 40D

Mount:Losmandy GM100

Guiding telescope or lens:VC200L

Guiding camera:SBIG STi-mono

Focal reducer:Vixen F/6.4 VC200L Reducer

Software:Open Source PHD2 GuidingPixInsightO'Telescope BackyardEOS

Resolution: 800x529

Dates:July 26, 2014

Frames: 41x420"

Integration: 4.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.18% job: 329163

RA center: 344.366 degrees

DEC center: 62.607 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.490 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.601 degrees

Field radius: 0.598 degrees

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


Been wanting to image this for a long time. Did not get enough exposure time but the potential is certainly there! Will definitely come back to this little guy in the future!



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The Cave Nebula, 


            WJM Observatory

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