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Sh2-187 Nebula in Cassiopeia, 


            Mike Oates
Sh2-187 Nebula in Cassiopeia
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Sh2-187 Nebula in Cassiopeia

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  Red  ·  Green  ·  Blue

Accessory: Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel'  ·  Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser

Dates:Dec. 16, 2017

Blue: 68x300" bin 1x1
Green: 82x300" bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 11x1200" bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 25x1800" bin 1x1
Red: 60x300" bin 1x1
Red: 10x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 34.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.85%

Mean SQM: 18.50

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1869587

RA center: 1h 21' 55"

DEC center: +61° 47' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.999 degrees

Field radius: 0.862 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2764

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Ha and red subs were simply added together to make the red channel.



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Sh2-187 Nebula in Cassiopeia, 


            Mike Oates