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North America Nebula - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, 



    
        

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North America Nebula - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory
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North America Nebula - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

Link to TIFF/FITS: http://www.deepskywest.com

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm

Imaging cameras: QSI 583ws

Mounts: Paramount ME

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Focus Max  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Astrodon TAKometer


Dates:July 6, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x300" (1h) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x300" (1h) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x300" (2h) (gain: -15.00) bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x300" (1h) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 2.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1158552

RA center: 20h 54' 19"

DEC center: +43° 51' 36"

Pixel scale: 8.613 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.224 degrees

Field radius: 4.947 degrees


Resolution: 620x822

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

First ever NA Nebula in LRGB. Rokinon 135mm operating at f/2.8. One night data acquisition. All frames 300s unguided.

Rev 2: minor reduction of red cast.

Rev 3: enhanced dust lanes a bit.

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North America Nebula - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, 



    
        

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