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Cone Nebula #3, 


            Molly Wakeling
Cone Nebula #3

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade 127ED/APO, f/9

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mount:Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron 102mm F/5 Achromat

Guiding camera:QHY5

Software:Seqence Generator ProPixInsight

Filter:Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm T2

Resolution: 4194x3160

Dates:March 26, 2019

Frames:Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm T2: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 20.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.65%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: -2.00 job: 2607600

RA center: 6h 41' 11"

DEC center: +9° 25' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.668 degrees

Field radius: 0.495

Data source: Backyard


My second hydrogen alpha image! So cool! The subs were pretty dark and noisy, but the final isn't too bad!
I was limited to 3-minute subs unfortunately because of some as-yet-undiagnosed guiding issues.



Molly Wakeling
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Cone Nebula #3, 


            Molly Wakeling