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NGC6992, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey
NGC6992
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NGC6992

NGC6992, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey
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NGC6992

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT111EDT

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: William Optics FFII

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Thousand Oaks Résistance pour télescope de 5''

Filters: Orion OIII  ·  Ha


Dates:July 29, 2012

Frames:
Ha: 6x600" (1h) 0C bin 1x1
Orion OIII: 6x600" (1h) 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 10.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 108965

RA center: 20h56m40s

DEC center: +31°2620

Pixel scale: 2.351 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.995 degrees

Field radius: 0.558 degrees


Resolution: 1370x1020

Description

NGC6992 in H-alpha and Oxygen III, colorized using the bi-color method described by Steve Cannistra. This method maps Ha to red, OIII to blue and then combines Ha and OIII into a synthetic green channel.

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NGC6992, 



    
        

            Phil Hosey