Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Filamentary nebula  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6960  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil nebula
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NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula
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NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO ES 127 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon T6i

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO ES 127 APO

Guiding cameras: SX Lodestar 2X Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener ES Flattener

Software: PixInsight  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Roof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro


Dates:July 22, 2017July 23, 2017July 25, 2017Aug. 18, 2017Aug. 19, 2017Aug. 20, 2017Aug. 21, 2017Aug. 22, 2017

Frames: 90x600" ISO1600

Integration: 15.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2210865

RA center: 20h 45' 52"

DEC center: +30° 43' 30"

Pixel scale: 4.699 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 137.313 degrees

Field radius: 1.128 degrees


Resolution: 1440x956

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

Forgot I had this data set, with so many to process I sometimes overlook a data set here and there. This is from last year via the ol' Canon T6i modified DSLR which now has been retired.

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NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula, 



    
        

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