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Contains:  NGC 6164, NGC 6165, NGC6164, NGC6165, PK336-00.1
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NGC 6164 - Bipolar Nebula Bicolor (HOO) - Reprocessed, 


            Ariel Cappelletti
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NGC 6164 - Bipolar Nebula Bicolor (HOO) - Reprocessed

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Dates:April 3, 2020April 4, 2020

Optolong H-alpha 7nm 2": 71x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong Oiii-CCD 6.5 nm 2": 71x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 10.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 3451181

RA center: 16h 33' 54"

DEC center: -48° 6' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.868 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.615 degrees

Field radius: 0.666 degrees

Resolution: 3349x4393

Locations: Casa, Córdoba Capital, Córdoba, Argentina

Data source: Backyard


While I have the equipment disarmed to make some improvements especially on the focuser to avoid tilts on the imaging train and guidescope mount to avoid differential flexing, I set about reprocessing some recent images, trying to apply everything I have learned lately.

I Hope you enjoy it, clear skies!




Ariel Cappelletti
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NGC 6164 - Bipolar Nebula Bicolor (HOO) - Reprocessed, 


            Ariel Cappelletti