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NGC6990 - The Witch's Broom Nebula, 



    
        

            Jean-Baptiste Auroux

NGC6990 - The Witch's Broom Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA 102

Imaging cameras: Atik ONE 6.0

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA 102

Guiding cameras: Atik GP

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA-RD

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  PHD Guiding 2  ·  Atik Artemis

Filters: Astronomik SII 6nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 6nm

Accessory: Atik OAG


Dates:June 23, 2018Aug. 21, 2018Aug. 22, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 6x600" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 15x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm: 6x600" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm: 12x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm: 6x600" -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 7.5 hours

Darks: ~64

Flats: ~16

Flat darks: ~49

Bias: ~101

Avg. Moon age: 10.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.60


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2443400


Resolution: 2736x2186

Locations: Fouras, Fouras, Charente-Maritime, France; Truyes, Truyes, Indre et Loire, France

Data source: Backyard

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Description: A slightly "softer" version.

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Description: Correction of contrast and noise reduction in sky background.

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NGC6990 - The Witch's Broom Nebula, 



    
        

            Jean-Baptiste Auroux