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Contains:  IC 360, California nebula, NGC 1499, IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star υTau, The star κ1Tau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star ξPer, The star οPer, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star εPer, The star Atik (ζPer), The star ηTau, Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)
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Ice and Fire (v2), 


            Ivaylo Stoynov
Ice and Fire (v2)

Ice and Fire (v2)

Technical card

Resolution: 1538x1080

Dates:Feb. 6, 2016

Frames: 51x180" ISO2000

Integration: 2.5 hours

Flats: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.74%

Mean SQM: 21.36

Temperature: -5.00 job: 951868

RA center: 3h 56' 53"

DEC center: +30° 10' 51"

Pixel scale: 48.798 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.588 degrees

Field radius: 12.734

Locations: Nedelkovo, near Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard


For my good luck the weather allowed to make a second try on this area, this time with enough frames :)

No guiding. Used is the APT's internal dithering with direct mount control. Lens is at f/4, camera is not modified.

AAPOD on 2016/04/18 (



Ivaylo Stoynov
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Ice and Fire (v2), 


            Ivaylo Stoynov

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