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



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
NGC 1579-The Northern Trifid
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NGC 1579-The Northern Trifid

NGC 1579-The Northern Trifid, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
NGC 1579-The Northern Trifid
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NGC 1579-The Northern Trifid

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 100ED APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-8300C
Mounts
Orion USA Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Lumicon Deep Sky
Software
DeepSkyStacker · PHD Guiding · SBIG CCDOps · Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop · Noiseware Community Edition · Star Spikes Pro 3 · Photoshop 7.0
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion USA 80mm short tube
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 25, 2017
Frames:
22x600" (3h 40')
Integration:
3h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
6.28 days
Avg. Moon phase:
38.39%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1835634

RA center: 04h30m05s.8

DEC center: +35°1543

Pixel scale: 1.992 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.172 degrees

Field radius: 0.810 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1623

Locations: my backyard, Lake Placid, Florida, United States

Description

NGC 1579 (also known as the Northern Trifid) is a diffuse nebula located in the constellation of Perseus. It is referred to as the Northern Trifid because of its similar appearance to the Trifid Nebula, which is located in the southern celestial hemisphere of the sky. It is a H II region, a region of star formation.[4]

From Wilkpedia

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