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Contains:  IC 1795, NGC 896
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IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula and Neighbors

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV4

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV4

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducer:Astro-Tech AT2FF Field Flattener

Software:PSPHD2Sequence Generator ProPixInsight

Filters:Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nmAstrodon SII 1.25 3nmAstrodon OIII 1.25 3nm

Dates:Jan. 21, 2019

Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 268x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 193x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 1.25 3nm: 191x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 32.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.88%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2719026

RA center: 2h 27' 35"

DEC center: +61° 57' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.598 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.788 degrees

Field radius: 0.888 degrees

Resolution: 2401x3200

Locations: Home, San Jose, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


It took me a while to finish this project, but I'm glad I stuck with it since I like how the image turned out.

"Natural" Version


NASA's APOD (07/31/2019)



Alan Pham
License: None (All rights reserved)


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IC 1795 - The Fishhead Nebula and Neighbors, 


            Alan Pham