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Tulip Nebula with ODK 12", 


            Luigi Fontana
Tulip Nebula with ODK 12"

Tulip Nebula with ODK 12"

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ODK 12"

Imaging camera:Canon 5D Baader mod

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar


Resolution: 4270x2786

Dates:Aug. 24, 2014

Frames: 24x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.10% job: 404305

RA center: 299.881 degrees

DEC center: 35.229 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.835 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.601 degrees

Field radius: 0.591 degrees

Locations: Colle dell'Agnello, presso Pontechianale, Cuneo, Italy


4 hrs exposure on the Tulip Nebula (Sharpless 101) with my 12" ODK and Baader modified Canon 5D (thanks to Emmanuele Sordini for borrowing it!). From the good sky of Colle dell'Agnello (Bortle 2). Process by Edoardo Radice .

Quattro ore di posa sulla nebulosa "Tulipano" (Sharpless 101) col mio ODK da 30 cm e una Canon 5D modificata Baader (grazie a Emmanuele Sordini per il prestito!). Dal bel cielo del Colle dell'Agnello (Bortle 2). Elaborazione di Edoardo Radice con PixInsight.



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Tulip Nebula with ODK 12", 


            Luigi Fontana