Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 1333

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    NGC 1333 in Perseus, 



    
        

            Steve Milne
    NGC 1333 in Perseus
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

    Imaging cameras: QSI 690 WSG-8

    Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 HPS II UP

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

    Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

    Focal reducers: TEC Field Flattener

    Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

    Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance


    Dates:Jan. 3, 2019

    Frames:
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 24x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 24x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance: 49x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 24x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 20.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 27.16 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 6.20%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2453306

    RA center: 3h 29' 9"

    DEC center: +31° 19' 33"

    Pixel scale: 0.744 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 269.738 degrees

    Field radius: 0.439 degrees


    Resolution: 3325x2646

    Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    NGC 1333 is located around 1,000 light years away in the constellation of Perseus. Although the blue reflection nebula dominates, NGC 1333 contains a number of emission nebula. NGC 1333 contains hundreds of young stars less than a million years old. [Information from APOD.]

    NGC 1333 was imaged between 28 December 2018 and 3 January 2019 from a remote imaging rig in Spain owned and operated by Barry Wilson and Steve Milne.

    Capture details are as follows:

    Telescope: TEC140
    Camera: QSI 690
    Filters: Astrodon LRGB
    Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS

    Lum: 49 x 600s
    Red: 24 x 600s
    Green: 24 x 600s
    Blue: 24 x 600s

    A total of 24 hours and 10 minutes of exposure.

    Data Capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
    Image Processing: Steve Milne

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    Description: Some minor changes in contrast and colour.

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    NGC 1333 in Perseus, 



    
        

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