Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
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Lion Nebula in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Lion Nebula in Cepheus
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Lion Nebula in Cepheus

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Lion Nebula in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Lion Nebula in Cepheus
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Lion Nebula in Cepheus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Newtonian without name 10"

Imaging cameras: NIKON D610a

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Camera

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Koma Korrector

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Hartmut V Bornemann Flux  ·  Hartmut Bornemann GAME

Accessory: LACERTA MGEN Autoguider, V 2.30


Dates:July 12, 2018July 13, 2018

Frames:
18x300"
29x600"

Integration: 6.3 hours

Darks: ~24

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 14.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.41%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.80

Mean FWHM: 3.00

Temperature: 19.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2149620

RA center: 22h 18' 5"

DEC center: +55° 56' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.306 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.314 degrees

Field radius: 0.972 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1722

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

2 years ago I failed using the 4inch APO...so many stars, not so much nebula. That year I used the 10inch Newton, different settings and got a more pleasing result.
;-)
The "belly" of the Lion contains lots of Oxygen, difficult to show with just a plain DSLR, so plz keep that in mind.

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Lion Nebula in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Michael S.