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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  10 ome02 Sco, 12.07, 14 nu. Sco, 15.51, 4 psi Oph, 40 Harmonia, 713 Luscinia, 8 bet01 Sco, 8 bet02 Sco, 9 ome01 Sco, B40, B41, Graffias, IC 4592, IC 4601, IC4601, Jabbah, Scorpius, The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star β2Sco, The star νSco, The star ψOph, The star ω1Sco, The star ω2Sco, VdB101, VdB102, VdB103

Image of the day 05/21/2018

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    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601, 


            Nico Carver
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    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVQ86

    Imaging cameras: Canon 5D Mark III

    Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

    Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini

    Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

    Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

    Dates:May 10, 2018

    Frames: 24x300" ISO800 bin 1x1

    Integration: 2.0 hours

    Darks: ~30

    Bias: ~250

    Avg. Moon age: 24.37 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 27.23%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Mean SQM: 20.50

    Mean FWHM: 1.90

    Temperature: 13.50 job: 2059976

    RA center: 16h 14' 4"

    DEC center: -19° 20' 2"

    Pixel scale: 2.796 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 165.486 degrees

    Field radius: 2.585 degrees

    Resolution: 5621x3567

    Locations: Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, Delaware, United States

    Data source: Traveller


    IC4592 is a large reflection nebula that I captured here with my new Stellarvue SVQ86 refractor, a stock Canon 5D mk3 camera, and my Orion Atlas mount. It was captured at the Delmarva Stargaze in May 2018. Processed in PixInsight and Photoshop.



    Nico Carver
    License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601, 


            Nico Carver