Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1579
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NGC1579

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: FLI ML8300

Mounts: ASA DDM85X-SL

Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x - 3 KORRW

Software: CCDStack  ·  Astrooptik - Dipl. Phys. Dr. Philipp Keller Sequence 9  ·  ASA Autoslew  ·  TheSkyX

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L 50mm - NIR Blocked  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked

Accessory: FLI CFW-2-7 50mm round 7 position filter wheel


Dates:Nov. 17, 2012

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked: 28x600" (4h 40') (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked: 28x600" (4h 40') (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L 50mm - NIR Blocked: 35x600" (5h 50') (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked: 23x600" (3h 50') (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2

Integration: 19h

Darks: 50

Flats: 25

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.93%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.50

Mean FWHM: 10.14


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 208393

RA center: 4h 30' 7"

DEC center: +35° 16' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.206 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.611 degrees


Resolution: 620x525

Locations: SpaceIgloo Observatory, Williamson, AZ, United States

Description

NGC 1579 - The Trifid of the North

About 2100 light years from the earth, the Trifid of the North is about 3 light years across and contains dust, blue reflection and red emmision nebulosity.

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