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Contains:  B205, NGC 1333, NGC1333
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NGC 1333 - Embryo Nebula - Luminosity, 


            Kurt Zeppetello
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NGC 1333 - Embryo Nebula - Luminosity

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT115EDT f/7

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G (HEQ5)

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M Planatary & Autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech 0.8x reducer/field flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  AstroPhotography Tools APT capture software  ·  PHD Guiding

Filters: ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Focuser  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)

Dates:Nov. 22, 2019

Frames:ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 59x90" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 24.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.55%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 2.00 job: 3072963

RA center: 3h 28' 50"

DEC center: +31° 23' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.178 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.525 degrees

Field radius: 0.953 degrees

Resolution: 4560x3414

Locations: Happy Frog Observatory, Monroe, Connecticut, United States

Data source: Backyard


I am working on projects but don't know when I will finish the Embryo so I decided to post it as a work in progress. I did minimal processing in PixInsight and will post a more informative introduction once I am done. Infact, this is only 1.5 hrs of luminosity so I plan to get more luminosity.



Kurt Zeppetello
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 1333 - Embryo Nebula - Luminosity, 


            Kurt Zeppetello