Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Norma (Nor)
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NGC6164 Bicolour, 


            Richard Muhlack
NGC6164 Bicolour
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NGC6164 Bicolour

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen Visac VC-200L

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8XE  ·  SBIG ST-10 XE

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Rubinar 500/8

Guiding cameras: Q5L-II-M

Focal reducers: Vixen F/6.4 VC200L reducer

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik OIII 12nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm

Dates:July 7, 2015July 10, 2015July 11, 2015July 18, 2015July 19, 2015July 20, 2015

Astronomik Ha 6nm: 82x600" (13h 40') -25C
Astronomik OIII 12nm: 73x600" (12h 10') -20C

Integration: 25h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 13.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.67%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 706097

RA center: 16h33m57s

DEC center: -48°0646

Pixel scale: 1.072 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.133 degrees

Field radius: 0.355 degrees

Resolution: 620x418

Locations: Strathalbyn SA, Australia, Strathalbyn, SA, Australia

Data source: Backyard


This is my first colour narrowband image. 82 x 10min Ha subs were collected with the ST10, however a fault developed with the camera which necessitated that the remaining OIII data be collected using my ST8XE (with ABG).


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NGC6164 Bicolour, 


            Richard Muhlack