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Contains:  IC 4677, NGC 6543
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Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543, 



    
        

            Carastro
Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543
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Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543

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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2701275

RA center: 17h 58' 54"

DEC center: +66° 37' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 291.698 degrees

Field radius: 0.425 degrees


Resolution: 3846x2744

Data source: Traveller

Description

Taken at Astro camp in East Sussex during a first quarter Moon

Both short and long subs were taken for all filters due to the bright centre.
Ha 11 x 600
Oiii 6 x 600
Plus shorted subs of 30secs
RGB for stars 150 secs each 5 & 6 of each plus 30secs subs
Atik428EX, Skywatcher ED120 + FR x 0.8
HEQ5
Total imaging time amounts to 3 hours 45 mins

Comments

Author

carastro
Carastro
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

  • Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543, 



    
        

            Carastro
    Original
  • Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543, 



    
        

            Carastro
    B
  • Final
    Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543, 



    
        

            Carastro
    C

B

Description: Sky background (as per comment)

C

Description: Managed to reveal a mini bit more of the planetary Nebula detail. Difficult to get anything at this focal length.

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Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543, 



    
        

            Carastro