Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  IC 410  ·  NGC 1893
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IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240, 



    
        

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IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240
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IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240

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IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240, 



    
        

            Salvatore Iovene
IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240
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IC 410 - First colored light with the decollimated Simak 240

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Costruzioni Ottiche Zen Simak 240

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-1600

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Costruzioni Ottiche Zen Simak 240

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i

Software: PixInsight  ·  GIMP  ·  CCDCommander  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6

Filters: Astronomik SII 12nm  ·  Astronomik H-alpha 6nm  ·  OIII 12nm

Accessory: Teleskop-Service TS OAG 27  ·  JMI EV2 motorized focuser


Dates:Dec. 18, 2012Dec. 19, 2012Dec. 27, 2012

Frames:
Astronomik H-alpha 6nm: 13x1200" (4h 20') -30C bin 1x1
OIII 12nm: 6x1200" (2h) -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 12nm: 10x1200" (3h 20') -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 8.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 150080

RA center: 5h 22' 47"

DEC center: +33° 24' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.248 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.489 degrees

Field radius: 0.310 degrees


Resolution: 1494x986

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain

Description

Here's a first light with narrow band filters for my Simak 240, which is still decollimated. There are some slight calibration problems, and it could use a lot more integration time (especially in O[III]), but I think it's a very promising start!

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