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Contains:  IC 4601, IC 4592, The star ψOph, The star νSco, The star ω2Sco, The star ω1Sco, The star β2Sco, The star Graffias (β1Sco)

Image of the day 05/21/2018

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    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601, 





    
        

            Nico Carver
    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601

    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SVQ86

    Imaging camera:Canon 5D Mark III

    Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

    Guiding telescope or lens:Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

    Guiding camera:ZWO ASI290MM Mini

    Software:PHD2 GuidingPixinsight 1.8Photoshop CS6Cartes du Ciel

    Accessory:Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

    Resolution: 5621x3567

    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

    Astrometry.net job: 2059976

    RA center: 243.520 degrees

    DEC center: -19.335 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.796 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 194.209 degrees

    Field radius: 2.585 degrees

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

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    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.

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    2ghouls
    Nico Carver
    License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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    Blue Horsehead Nebula ; IC4592 ; IC4601, 





    
        

            Nico Carver