Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1848  ·  IC 1871
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The Soul Nebula, 


            Theodore Arampatzoglou
The Soul Nebula
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The Soul Nebula

Technical card

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  CCDStack  ·  Photoshop  ·  Imagenomic Noiseware professional

Dates:Aug. 23, 2020

Frames: 162x600"

Integration: 27.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.17%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3798484

RA center: 2h 54' 44"

DEC center: +60° 23' 49"

Pixel scale: 2.663 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 190.227 degrees

Field radius: 1.287 degrees

Resolution: 2715x2177

Data source: Backyard


Imaging Telescope: William optics star 71 f/4.9
Equatorial Mount: Avalon linear fast reverse
Guide Scope : Skywatcher ed80 Black Diamond
Guide Camera:ZWO ASI290MM Mini
Main Camera: CCD Atik One 6.0
Filters: Astrodon Hydrogen Alpha 5nm
Astrodon Oxygen iii 3nm
Baader Sulfor ii 8nm
Exposures: 60X600sec for Hydrogen Alpha
60X600sec for Oxygen iii
42X600sec for Sulfor ii
Binning: 1x1 for each filter
Sensor temperature: -10°C
Processing software: Pixinsight - CCD stack - Photoshop CS6
Acquisition dates: 14/08/2020 - 16/08/2020 (H-Alpha Filter)
17/08/2020 - 20/08/2020 (O iii Filter)
22/08/2020 - 23/08/2020 (S ii Filter)
Total exposure : 27 hours

Image credit Kostas Tsekas - Theodore Arampatzoglou

Thanks AAPOD2....!!! September 3rd, 2020