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IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar

IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED 102 APO FCD1

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon Microspeed Guide Scope 60mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO AS120MM

Focal reducers: TS PHOTOLINE x0.80 Reducer/Korrektor

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  SharpCap Pro SharpCap Imaging Capture Software  ·  Open Guiding PHD 2.6.2  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik H Alpha 6 nm 1.25"  ·  Astronomik S II 6nm 1,25"  ·  Astronomik O III 6nm 1,25"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube

Dates:Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 9, 2018Oct. 12, 2018Dec. 24, 2018Dec. 25, 2018

Astronomik H Alpha 6 nm 1.25": 200x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik O III 6nm 1,25": 170x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik S II 6nm 1,25": 179x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 27.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 12.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.99%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2444568

Resolution: 2892x3856

Locations: Home Garden (Est. Sky Quality: 18.77), Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


The fishhead nebula, one of those objects that is mostly overshadowed by its big neighbor. Due to bad weather conditions it took me over 3 months to capture all the data I wanted.



Yannick Akar


    IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar
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    IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar


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IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula, 


            Yannick Akar