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The Flying Dragon Nebula (SH2-114), 


The Flying Dragon Nebula (SH2-114)

The Flying Dragon Nebula (SH2-114)

Technical card

Imaging camera:Atik One

Mount:Orion Atlas Pro EQ Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Tele Vue NP 101

Guiding camera:Atik GP

Filter:Astrodon Ha 5mm

Resolution: 3272x2466

Dates:Sept. 22, 2016

Frames: 40x1800"

Integration: 20.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.40% job: 1257501

RA center: 320.333 degrees

DEC center: 38.722 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.725 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.981 degrees

Locations: Howling Moon Observatory, SoCal, CA, None


Technically a 2-panel mosaic (with about 40% overlap) ....

10 hours per panel; taken over the middle two weeks of September.

Note: I built this using a technique shared by Per Frejvall. Basically, using PI I calibrated the subs, and then registered all of them at once to a common reference and then integrated. Much easier than using GMM.




Sky plot

Sky plot


The Flying Dragon Nebula (SH2-114), 



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