Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4954
IC 4954,4955 (Vulpecula), 


            Antonio F. Sánchez
IC 4954,4955 (Vulpecula)
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA N12 astrograph

Imaging cameras: FLI ML8300

Mounts: ASA DDM85 S-XL

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA N12 astrograph

Filters: Optec 50mm B  ·  Optec 50mm G  ·  Optec 50mm R  ·  Optec 50mm L

Accessory: FLI CFW-2-7 50mm round 7 position filter wheel

Dates:May 30, 2014June 1, 2014June 2, 2014

Optec 50mm B: 11x600" -25C bin 1x1
Optec 50mm G: 9x600" -25C bin 1x1
Optec 50mm L: 22x720" -25C bin 1x1
Optec 50mm R: 11x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 340043

RA center: 20h 4' 54"

DEC center: +29° 10' 58"

Pixel scale: 1.297 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.725 degrees

Field radius: 0.587 degrees

Resolution: 620x468


* IC 4954,also know as the Little Ghost Nebula, is a reflection nebula in the constellation Vulpecula. Located 6000-8,000 light-years , this nebula is part of a larger system of newly formed stars. Stars in this area are roughly estimated 4 million years old.



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IC 4954,4955 (Vulpecula), 


            Antonio F. Sánchez