Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Cetus (Cet)  ·  Contains:  NGC 246

Image of the day 01/09/2013

    NGC 246 Skull Nebula , 



    
        

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    NGC 246 Skull Nebula
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    NGC 246 Skull Nebula

    Image of the day 01/09/2013

      NGC 246 Skull Nebula , 



    
        

            Stan Westmoreland
      NGC 246 Skull Nebula
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      NGC 246 Skull Nebula

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Edge HD 1100

      Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

      Mounts: CGEM DX

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80

      Guiding cameras: Orion USA Star Shoot Autoguider

      Focal reducers: Optec Lepus 0.62x Telecompressor

      Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker


      Dates:Jan. 6, 2013

      Frames: 35x300" (2h 55')

      Integration: 2h 55'

      Avg. Moon age: 23.55 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 35.32%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 101919

      RA center: 0h 46' 56"

      DEC center: -11° 48' 54"

      Pixel scale: 0.524 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 18.858 degrees

      Field radius: 0.311 degrees


      Resolution: 3504x2449

      Locations: Ralph A. Worley Observatory, Shreveport, LA, United States

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