Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
LBN 527 (and friends) in Cepheus, 


            Roland Oeyen
LBN 527 (and friends) in Cepheus
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LBN 527 (and friends) in Cepheus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Schmidt-Newtonian 8'' f/4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 GOTO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: No Name No-brand 80/400 refractor

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5V

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Pisinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CC 2015  ·  PHD2

Filters: Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm 2"

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Dates:Sept. 11, 2015

Frames: 24x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.89%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 770311

RA center: 22h 55' 56"

DEC center: +62° 25' 22"

Pixel scale: 3.929 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.590 degrees

Field radius: 0.789 degrees

Resolution: 620x465

Locations: Observatorium thuis, Halle, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium


LBN 527 (LBN = Lynds Bright Nebulae)
Never did this object before. 24x600s (=4h) exposure.
Due to heavy camera + color wheel, the focuser did not stay perfectly in place; hence the elongated stars in upper left corner ... :-(


Sky plot

Sky plot


LBN 527 (and friends) in Cepheus, 


            Roland Oeyen