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Heart Nebulla, 


            Iosif Bodnariu
Heart Nebulla

Heart Nebulla

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:AstroTech AT8IN 200/800 f/4

Imaging camera:Canon 1000D modified and cooled


Guiding telescope or lens:ASTROTECH AT8IN TSOAG9

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Focal reducer:SkyWatcher GPU Coma cor.

Software:PixInsight 1.8.4ACDSee 7 Pro

Filter:Astronomik CLS-CCD

Accessories:PHD 2BackyardEOS v3.1

Resolution: 7794x5186

Dates:Aug. 31, 2016

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD: 260x600" ISO800

Integration: 43.3 hours

Darks: ~74

Flats: ~81

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 28.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean FWHM: 3.32

Temperature: 22.00 job: 1390844

RA center: 38.208 degrees

DEC center: 61.501 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.366 degrees

Field radius: 0.951 degrees

Locations: Home site, Varias, Timis, Romania

Data source: Backyard


Heart Nebulla. The second acquisition of the summer 2016 period 31/08/2016 and 02/10/2016, was the longest period I posed nebula. The acquisition consists of 260 images Light 10-minute exposure and ISO 800 for about 43 hours. 1000 Canon camera has been modified and cooled. Newton AT8IN Astrotech 200/800 f / 4 with GPU coma corrector. CGEM mount and guide OAG with Lodestar. Dark were taken 74, 200 turned into superbias Bias and Flat 81.
Working with PixInsight, and ACDS Pro7.



Iosif Bodnariu
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Heart Nebulla, 


            Iosif Bodnariu