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


            Ivaylo Stoynov
Ice and Fire (v2)
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Ice and Fire (v2)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang Lens 85mm f/1.4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200

Software: PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

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

Basic astrometry details 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 degrees

Resolution: 1538x1080

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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