Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Bubble nebula  ·  IC 1470  ·  M 52  ·  NGC 7510  ·  NGC 7538  ·  NGC 7635  ·  NGC 7654  ·  The star 1Cas  ·  The star 2Cas
M52 Region, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis
M52 Region
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M52 Region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7000 (unmodified)

Mounts: Astrotrac 320X-AG

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Software: Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  Photoshop CS 6 Adobe  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7


Dates:Sept. 19, 2014

Frames: 15x160" (40') ISO2000

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 25.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.43%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 18.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 369423

RA center: 23h 12' 32"

DEC center: +60° 14' 56"

Pixel scale: 5.473 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.249 degrees

Field radius: 2.368 degrees


Resolution: 620x641

Locations: Eldorado (6767' elev), @ Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Well, a year later (http://www.astrobin.com/88590/) and with better post-processing skills, I attempted this rich region of the Milky Way again.

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M52 Region, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis