Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 5148
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IC 5148 (Spare Tyre nebula), 


            Roger Groom
IC 5148 (Spare Tyre nebula)
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IC 5148 (Spare Tyre nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 12" EMC

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8-XME

Mounts: Paramount ME

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  CCDStack 2+  ·  Maxim DL 6 Pro

Filters: Astronomik Type II L  ·  Astronomik Type II B  ·  Astronomik Type II G  ·  Astronomik Type II R

Dates:Sept. 13, 2017

Astronomik Type II B: 15x300" bin 1x1
Astronomik Type II G: 15x300" bin 1x1
Astronomik Type II L: 30x300" bin 1x1
Astronomik Type II R: 15x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.49%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1737879

RA center: 21h 59' 35"

DEC center: -39° 23' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.074 degrees

Field radius: 0.220 degrees

Resolution: 1242x836

Locations: Perth Hills, Perth, Western Australia, Australia


The planetary nebula IC 5148, sometimes referred to as the 'Spare Tyre nebula' which I think is a rather unflattering name for a very nice object. :)



Roger Groom
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IC 5148 (Spare Tyre nebula), 


            Roger Groom