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IC2177 - The Leaping Shaggy Dog, 



    
        

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IC2177 - The Leaping Shaggy Dog

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IC2177 - The Leaping Shaggy Dog, 



    
        

            Ben
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IC2177 - The Leaping Shaggy Dog

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80/600

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-PRO

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 pro

Guiding cameras: Prostar LP-Guide Auto-Guiding camera

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector for 80ED

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Ripley PixInsight 1.8  ·  EQAscom ascom/Eqmod  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon OIII 3 nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5 nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW 8x 1.25"  ·  Skywatcher Finder/guider


Dates:Jan. 17, 2019Jan. 26, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5 nm: 52x300" (4h 20') (gain: 139.00) -15C
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 46x300" (3h 50') (gain: 139.00) -15C

Integration: 8h 10'

Darks: 30

Flats: 30

Flat darks: 30

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 2490389

RA center: 7h 5' 4"

DEC center: -10° 52' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.041 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.645 degrees

Field radius: 0.840 degrees


Resolution: 3299x2322

Locations: Backyard, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC2177 in a HOO palette. I wasn’t seeing Birds (seagulls or parrots) in the image given the missing ‘wings’ but after various experiments with framing I am quite happy with the leaping shaggy dog version.

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IC2177 - The Leaping Shaggy Dog, 



    
        

            Ben