Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
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Found: A Squid!, 


            Damien Cannane
Found: A Squid!
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Found: A Squid!

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  ZWO ASIAIR PRO ASIAIR PRO  ·  RC Astro GradientXTerminator  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block  ·  Optolong L-eNhance

Accessory: ZWO ASIair Pro

Dates:June 16, 2020July 13, 2020July 17, 2020July 18, 2020July 24, 2020July 26, 2020

Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block: 30x30" (gain: 111.00)
Optolong L-eNhance: 559x120" (gain: 156.00)

Integration: 18.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3793374

RA center: 21h 11' 55"

DEC center: +59° 57' 28"

Pixel scale: 2.483 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.588 degrees

Field radius: 1.140 degrees

Resolution: 2748x1836

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard


I went back and added 5 more summer nights of data to my original attempt on this object. There's no mistaking where the squid is this time. :)