Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1396  ·  NGC 7380  ·  The star 12Cep  ·  The star 19Cep  ·  The star 20Cep  ·  The star 9Cep  ·  The star Garnet Star (μCep)  ·  The star δCep  ·  The star εCep  ·  The star ζCep  ·  The star λCep  ·  The star νCep
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Cepheus & IC 1396 Widefield, 


Cepheus & IC 1396 Widefield
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Cepheus & IC 1396 Widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM @f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP

Accessory: Berlebach Report 312 Astro

Dates:April 8, 2018

Frames: 289x70" ISO800

Integration: 5.6 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.26%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3256952

RA center: 22h 9' 54"

DEC center: +58° 50' 49"

Pixel scale: 8.778 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.864 degrees

Field radius: 7.078 degrees

Resolution: 4830x3220

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Under really good conditions I was able to get more than 5 hours of useable data. I'm becoming more and more familiar with PI, especially in reducing the always present gradient.



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