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Contains:  B152, Sh2-129
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Sh2-129 OU4 The Flying Bat and Squid Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 30, 2016

Astrodon 5nm Ha: 15x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 21x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.88% job: 3553076

RA center: 21h 9' 48"

DEC center: +60° 12' 39"

Pixel scale: 3.385 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.371 degrees

Field radius: 1.944 degrees

Resolution: 3305x2486

Locations: Home observatory, Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom


I started collecting data later than planned due to autumnal weather and the target disappearing behind a garden tree late evening. This has been a real challenge to process and I will add to the data when time allows, however, this is a WIP for now. Boy is the Squid Nebula faint :=)!



Barry Wilson



Description: Further slight stretch

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sh2-129 OU4 The Flying Bat and Squid Nebula, 


            Barry Wilson

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