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The "Bat Nebula" - IC1340, 


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The "Bat Nebula" - IC1340

The "Bat Nebula" - IC1340, 


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The "Bat Nebula" - IC1340

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: MallinCam VRC-8 RC

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Mono

Mounts: iOptron CEM60 CEM60

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro 290M

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Startools  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 36mm

Accessory: ZWO OAG  ·  MoonLite CF 2" Motor Focus  ·  ATIK EFW2, 7x36mm

Dates:July 13, 2018

Baader Planetarium 36mm H-Alpha 7nm: 12x600" (2h) bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2

Integration: 2h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%

Astrometry.net job: 2147787

RA center: 20h 56' 57"

DEC center: +31° 13' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.467 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.672 degrees

Field radius: 0.510 degrees

Resolution: 2000x1500

Data source: Backyard


A small portion of the Eastern Veil. Thanks for looking.

Ha is used for the Lum and also a 50% blend with the red channel.


Sky plot

Sky plot


The "Bat Nebula" - IC1340,