Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1871
IC 1871, Detail in the Soul Nebula in H(HOS)O, 



    
        

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IC 1871, Detail in the Soul Nebula in H(HOS)O

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IC 1871, Detail in the Soul Nebula in H(HOS)O

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: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  StarTools

Filters: Baader Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  Astrodon SII 3nm Tru-Balance  ·  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:Nov. 9, 2014Nov. 10, 2014Nov. 12, 2014Nov. 14, 2014

Frames:
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 14x1800" (7h) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance: 6x1800" (3h) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm Tru-Balance: 5x3600" (5h) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm Tru-Balance: 1x1800" (30') -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm Tru-Balance: 8x3600" (8h) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 23h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 19.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3934543

RA center: 2h 57' 27"

DEC center: +60° 38' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.928 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.886 degrees

Field radius: 0.531 degrees


Resolution: 3288x2484

Description

In this rather unusual palette, Ha was assigned to red. Green is a combination of Ha (.15), SII (1.0), and O III (.5). The blue channel is O III.

Version B adds in RGB stars.

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IC 1871, Detail in the Soul Nebula in H(HOS)O, 



    
        

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