Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6334
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Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Cat's Paw Nebula
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Cat's Paw Nebula

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Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Cat's Paw Nebula
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Cat's Paw Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 8" Carbon

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 2" LightWeight


Dates:June 28, 2019

Frames: 72x30" (36') ISO6400

Integration: 36'

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: -2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2785502

RA center: 17h 20' 7"

DEC center: -35° 53' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.541 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.464 degrees

Field radius: 0.459 degrees


Resolution: 5067x3393

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

My first go at the Cat's Paw Nebula. Taken with my full-spectrum converted Nikon D7500. My remote trigger had failed so I could only take 30 second exposures. Still turned out quite neat I think.

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Description: Learned some deconvolution skills. Think this is quite an improvement.

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Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars