Contains: IC 348, The star οPer
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IC 348

Technical card

Resolution: 3306x2502

Dates: Oct. 19, 2014

Baader Planetarium 36mm Blue: 8x300" -20C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium 36mm Green: 8x300" -20C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 11x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium 36mm Red: 8x300" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 25.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 13.00 job: 393112

RA center: 55.820 degrees

DEC center: 32.158 degrees

Orientation: -177.301 degrees

Field radius: 0.923 degrees


IC 348 is the small reflection nebula below the bright star (Omicron Per). To the left and a bit above Omicron is nebular Bernes 66, and to the right and down a little is Bernes 65.
The dark area beneath IC 348 is Barnard 3; the larger dark area at right is Barnard 4.

The revision is a try at smoothing out the background. I think I'm eventually going to dedicate another night to this object and see if that helps.



Dave Venne


Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 348, 


        Dave Venne