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Contains:  NGC 1333
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Herbig-Haro Objects in NGC1333

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Imaging camera:SBIG STX 16803

Mount:Paramount ME II

Guiding telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Guiding camera:SBIG STX 16803

Software:CCDWare CCDStack 2Adobe Photoship CCCCDWare CCDAutoPilot 5PixInsight

Filter:Baader 50mm H7,O8,S8 and LRGB

Resolution: 3957x3495

Dates:Dec. 21, 2017

Frames: 138x678"

Integration: 26.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.00%

Astrometry.net job: 1884644

RA center: 52.342 degrees

DEC center: 31.404 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 56.650 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

I'm fascinated by the Herbig-Haro objects glowing red in the dark dust of this object. These look like fire seen through smoke and remind me of similar objects in M78. After looking these up I learned they are cause by polar jets from young stars shocking nearby gasses.

I found this difficult to process. There is a lot of structure in the dark parts of the nebula and I wanted to retain it. Part way through data capture I increased sub-exposure time from 10 to 15 minutes. I ended up with 26 hours of data but still could not seem to control noise without losing the dark structures. So here they are, a bit ugly but interesting!

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Kevin Morefield
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