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The Headphones Nebula in HOO

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Resolution: 1931x1571

Dates: Jan. 28, 2018Feb. 4, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Ha: 100x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII: 123x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 15.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.53%

Astrometry.net job: 1918240

RA center: 119.471 degrees

DEC center: 53.442 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.409 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.671 degrees

Field radius: 0.487 degrees

Description

Jones-Emberson 1 (PK 164+31.1) is considered a larger planetary nebula, but with a low surface brightness - as I would find out. This deep sky object was way more faint and difficult to process than I thought it was going to be. I'm moving on and not looking back.

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Clean up artifacts.

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Minor background update.

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