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Tulip Nebula, 


Tulip Nebula
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Tulip Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8se

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3300 (modified)

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.6

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1

Dates:Aug. 11, 2018

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 657x30" ISO1600

Integration: 5.5 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 0.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2197349

RA center: 19h 59' 52"

DEC center: +35° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.677 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 50.224 degrees

Field radius: 0.429 degrees

Resolution: 3258x3198

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States

Data source: Backyard


Took me awhile to get to do anything due to the annual fantastic summer crap weather in Georgia. This one didn't turn out as bright as I thought it would. Could be the low transparency though.



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Tulip Nebula,