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Contains:  NGC 1491
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NGC 1491, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
NGC 1491

NGC 1491

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1628

Dates:Nov. 27, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Red: 1x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 19.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 77.41%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2407507

RA center: 60.781 degrees

DEC center: 51.455 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.437 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.643 degrees

Field radius: 0.886 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

NGC 1491 (also designated SH2-206 and LBN 704) is a bright emission nebula and HII region, located on the edge of a vast cloud region of neutral gas, about 10,700 light-years away in the Perseus arm of our Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Perseus.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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NGC 1491, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory