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Lagoon and Triffid Nebula in Ha, 


            Wes Chilton
Lagoon and Triffid Nebula in Ha

Lagoon and Triffid Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Resolution: 3326x2504

Dates:Aug. 27, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Hydrogen Alpha 5nm 31mm: 30x150" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~512

Avg. Moon age: 24.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 17.80

Mean FWHM: 2.70

Temperature: 21.00 job: 1295396

RA center: 271.383 degrees

DEC center: -23.672 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.464 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.751 degrees

Field radius: 2.003 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, La Crescenta, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


A quick little challenge by Richard Wright to do some unguided imaging with my FSQ and Paramount MyT... easy, peasey... 30 150 second subs. The Lagoon is low in the South right smack in the LA light dome, so this sucker is noisy, but it still came out pretty good. :)



Wes Chilton
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Lagoon and Triffid Nebula in Ha, 


            Wes Chilton

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