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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Hubble's variable neb, NGC 2261
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NGC 2261 - Hubble's Variable Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2261 - Hubble's Variable Nebula
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NGC 2261 - Hubble's Variable Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C11 SCT

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SXVF-H9

Mounts: Avalon Linear FR

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher MC 90

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-Autoguider

Focal reducers: Optec NextGEN WideField 0.5X

Software: Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Photoshop CS4  ·  Corel Paint Shop Pro x2

Filters: Astronomik B Type IIc  ·  Astronomik G Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R Type IIc  ·  Astronomik L Type IIc


Dates:Feb. 12, 2013

Frames:
Astronomik B Type IIc: 20x120" bin 1x1
Astronomik G Type IIc: 20x90" bin 1x1
Astronomik L Type IIc: 20x60" bin 1x1
Astronomik R Type IIc: 20x90" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~19

Bias: ~35

Avg. Moon age: 2.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.63


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 92969

RA center: 6h 39' 10"

DEC center: +8° 44' 56"

Pixel scale: 0.979 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.938 degrees

Field radius: 0.210 degrees


Resolution: 1249x905

Locations: Osservatorio EOS , Verona, VR, Italy

Description

NGC 2261Monoceros

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NGC 2261 - Hubble's Variable Nebula, 



    
        

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