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IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha, 



    
        

            Dave Bloomsness
IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha
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IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha

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IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha, 



    
        

            Dave Bloomsness
IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha
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IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon E-160

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 60mm f6 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5II-M

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS2 CS2  ·  Open PHD2 Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4 Nebulosity 4

Filters: ZWO 31mm Ha 7nm v2

Accessory: ZWO EFW 8x31mm


Dates:March 13, 2019

Frames: 26x360" (2h 36')

Integration: 2h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 6.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2583023

RA center: 5h 40' 59"

DEC center: -2° 27' 7"

Pixel scale: 4.525 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.269 degrees

Field radius: 1.182 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1134

Locations: Winema Skies Observatory, Medford, Oregon, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Horsehead in H Alpha testing ZWO's new version of their 7nm H Alpha filter. Star halos seem to be much reduced.

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IC434 ZWO new v2 H Alpha, 



    
        

            Dave Bloomsness