Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6604
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Sh2-54 (LBN72), OC NGC6604, Gum84 (Scary Face), 


            Rolf Dietrich

Sh2-54 (LBN72), OC NGC6604, Gum84 (Scary Face)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics TLAPO804-FT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM Pro

Mounts: Vixen New Atlux

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN2 mit 8x50 Sucher

Focal reducers: TS Optics TSRED 2'' 0,79 Reducer

Software: ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5  ·  Straton  ·  PixInsight

Dates:July 11, 2018

Baader Ha 7nm 36mm: 10x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 2" 8,5nm: 4x600" -20C bin 2x2
RGB: 15x240" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3255515

RA center: 18h 18' 7"

DEC center: -12° 4' 15"

Pixel scale: 1.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.192 degrees

Field radius: 1.164 degrees

Resolution: 3621x5466

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib, about 150km south-east of Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller


Aufnahmeort: Kiripotib Astrofarm, Namibia

- Sh2-54 is in the Gum-Catalog as Gum85
- the bright tiny "egg" is Gum 84, also called "Scary Face"


Sky plot

Sky plot


Sh2-54 (LBN72), OC NGC6604, Gum84 (Scary Face), 


            Rolf Dietrich