Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1579
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The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579
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The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579

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The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579
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The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home built 6-inch f/4 Newt

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS SL1

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Baader Planetarium 2" Moon and Skyglow Filter

Accessory: Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector


Dates:Jan. 29, 2017

Frames: 46x210" (2h 41') ISO1600

Integration: 2h 41'

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.40%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1822980

RA center: 4h 30' 13"

DEC center: +35° 16' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.082 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.026 degrees

Field radius: 1.052 degrees


Resolution: 3025x2017

Data source: Backyard

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The Northern Trifid Nebula, NGC 1579, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia