Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  IC 1296  ·  M 57  ·  NGC 6720  ·  Ring nebula in Lyra
M57 The Ring Nebula, 



    
        

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M57 The Ring Nebula
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M57 The Ring Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Explorer 150P

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 Finder Guider

Guiding cameras: Logitech Quickcam Pro 4000

Software: PixInsight LE

Filters: Baader Planetarium B 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium G 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium R 1.25"  ·  Baader Planetarium L 1.25"

Accessory: ATIK Manual Filter Wheel  ·  Sky-Watcher Coma Corrector 2"


Dates:Aug. 11, 2012Aug. 12, 2012

Frames:
Baader Planetarium G 1.25": 10x300" (50') -5C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium L 1.25": 5x600" (50') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 1.25": 5x300" (25') -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 5'

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 24.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 91547

RA center: 18h 53' 35"

DEC center: +33° 1' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.378 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 50.610 degrees

Field radius: 0.333 degrees


Resolution: 620x423

Locations: Home Observatory, Central City Balcony, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Description

50 minutes Luminance 5x10 mins

115 minutes RGB 1x1 5x5 mins

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M57 The Ring Nebula, 



    
        

            antonenright