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Contains:  Eskimo nebula, NGC 2392
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Technical card

Resolution: 1502x1006

Dates:Jan. 8, 2018

Frames:Baader RGB 2" L Baader: 500x1" (gain: 380.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 1897550

RA center: 112.296 degrees

DEC center: 20.914 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.412 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 129.754 degrees

Field radius: 0.103 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Budy Dłutowskie , Pabianice, Poland


NGC 2932 - The Eskimo Nebula somwtimes called also Clown Nebula). Its angular size is around 45 '' (arc sec) and brightness is 9,1 mag.

Surrounds the star HD 59088 with 10,5 mag brigthness (surface temperature 40000 K, spectral type O8e). A small difference in the brightness of the star and the nebula makes it difficult to collect material and later with post-processing. Simply - star is overbright the nebula :)

LRGB composition - Baader filter.
Newton 250/1250 + ASI 178 MM-C. Scale 0,41 arcsec / pixel


L - 500 x 800ms (gain 75%)

RGB-100 x 1,5 s per channel (gain 75 %)

Two photos - crop for nebula and full frame (I cut only amp glow)



Łukasz Sujka
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NGC 2392 - Eskimo Nebula, 


            Łukasz Sujka