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Westerhout 5 (Soul nebula), 



    
        

            OrionRider
Westerhout 5 (Soul nebula)
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Westerhout 5 (Soul nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:iNova ED70-420 F/6 Fully Coated Carbon Fiber Doublet

Imaging camera:Nikon D70s

Guiding telescope or lens:Pentacon 135mm f/2.8

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY5L-II Color

Focal reducer:Altair Astro Lightwave x0.8

Software:DeepSkyStackerphotoshop


Dates:Oct. 5, 2016

Frames: 60x300"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1274222

RA center: 2h 54' 18"

DEC center: +60° 27' 3"

Pixel scale: 4.795 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.115 degrees

Field radius: 2.137 degrees


Resolution: 2668x1783

Locations: Observatoire de Borlo, Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

Westerhout 5 (the Soul nebula) imaged from Belgium using my new iNova 72/420ED and a 0.8 reducer/flattener from Altair Astro.
Only 5hrs due to bad weather. The imager is a prehistoric Nikon D70s (with a modded CCD sensor).

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Westerhout 5 (Soul nebula), 



    
        

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