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SH 2-129 Cepheus (Flying Bat) DSLR, 


SH 2-129 Cepheus (Flying Bat) DSLR
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SH 2-129 Cepheus (Flying Bat) DSLR

Link to TIFF/FITS: http://www.drogenberg.be

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 120 APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon DAW Modified D750

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Soligor 400mm F5.6 Tele

Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO ASI 174MM Mono

Focal reducers: Telescope Service 0.79 Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop  ·  AstroPixel Processor

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2" Nikon T-Ring

Dates:Sept. 5, 2018

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2" Nikon T-Ring: 50x300" ISO800 (gain: 0.00) 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~70

Avg. Moon age: 24.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 20.30

Mean FWHM: 3.00

Temperature: 15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2247525

RA center: 21h 11' 28"

DEC center: +59° 49' 26"

Pixel scale: 3.592 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 12.486 degrees

Field radius: 1.489 degrees

Resolution: 2294x1910

Locations: Meldert @Home, Hoegaarden, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


Very rarely a DSLR (without narrow band filters) is used to picture this object?

I found it as a side-catch on an earlier IC1396 wide-field, and got intrigued by it. The 'squid' will need a OIII layer to be added before it becomes visible I guess?



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SH 2-129 Cepheus (Flying Bat) DSLR,