Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  AS Cyg  ·  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6995  ·  Network nebula  ·  Veil nebula
The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color, 



    
        

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The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color
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The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color

The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color, 



    
        

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The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color
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The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8RC

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300M

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8RC

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: CCDT67

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  StarTools

Filters: Baader Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance

Accessory: Dew-Not DN09 Dew Heater  ·  SBIG OAG-8300  ·  Moonlite CSL 2.5" Threaded Focuser  ·  Kendrick Standard Dual Channel Dew Controller


Dates:Aug. 14, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance: 6x1200" (2h) -10C bin 2x2
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 6x600" (1h) -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 19.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.69%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 341957

RA center: 20h56m08s.294

DEC center: +31°0414.70

Pixel scale: 1.858 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.725 degrees

Field radius: 0.536 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 1250x1660

Description

IC 1340, Part of the Eastern Veil Nebula, reminds me of the head of a Dragon. This is a bi-color image with HA assigned to red, and OIII assigned to green and blue.

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The Dragon Head, IC 1340 in Bi-Color, 



    
        

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