Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 5068
IC 5068, 



    
        

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IC 5068
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IC 5068

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Megrez 72

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Megrez 72

Guiding cameras: Loadestar

Focal reducers: William Optics FF/FR VI

Software: Photoshop  ·  Main Sequence Software SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  EQMod

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon 5nm SII  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm

Accessory: Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Xpress Mini Filter wheel


Dates:May 26, 2017June 18, 2017June 22, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 25x1200" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm SII: 21x1200" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 54x1200" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 33.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.54%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1637896

RA center: 20h 51' 3"

DEC center: +42° 23' 20"

Pixel scale: 2.698 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.988 degrees

Field radius: 1.254 degrees


Resolution: 2625x2074

Data source: Backyard

Description

The subs were acquired during several nights with no astronomical darkness (East Anglia).
The main feature of this region is the intricate network of dark filaments.

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