Contains: IC 1795, NGC 896

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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: William Optics FLT 110

Imaging camera: SBIG ST-10XME

Mount: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescope or lens: William Optics zenithstar 1 80x480

Guiding camera: Meade DSI C

Software: PhotoshopPleiades Astrophoto PixInsight PHD GuidingSoftware Bisque TheSky6 Proccdsoft

Filter: Ha 5nm

Resolution: 4230x2828

Dates: Oct. 3, 2015

Frames: 60x420"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.52% job: 802422

RA center: 36.721 degrees

DEC center: 62.061 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.189 degrees

Field radius: 0.643 degrees

Locations: Παρατηρητήριο σπιτιού, Paramithia, Greece


IC 1795 is an emission nebula located about 6,000 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia.
The dominant central star of IC 1795 is a blue dwarf on the main sequence. In addition there are three other stars of class O and B with ages between 3 and 5 million years. This being an age intermediate to the 6 to 20 million years of the shell structure that encloses the complex. The region is one of the sites most studied (besides Orion) for the formation of massive stars. This area is more dense and rich in H II. It is home to, and hides, a group of young blue stars, with their radiation ionizing the residual gas clouds. (WIKI).

Instruments and exposure data:
W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattener
FeatherTouch 3'' focuser
Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser
Meade DSI
Filters: Ha 5nm Astrodon
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

Ha:60*7min bin1x1
Total exposure time:7h

Location: Vironas,Athens Greece



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IC 1795, Theodore Arampatzoglou