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    LBN 569 - The valleys and cliffs of Cepheus, 


            Marcel Drechsler
    LBN 569 - The valleys and cliffs of Cepheus
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    LBN 569 - The valleys and cliffs of Cepheus

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    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph

    Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ZWO ASI 1600MM cool

    Mounts: Celestron CGE pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Vario Finder 60mm

    Guiding cameras: LACERTA MGEN

    Software: firecapture  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Stellarium  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  Deep SkyStacker 3.3.4

    Filters: Baader B 2"  ·  Baader G 2"  ·  Baader R 2"  ·  Baader Luminance 2"  ·  Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter

    Dates:July 5, 2019

    Baader B 2": 480x50" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter: 135x150" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Baader G 2": 510x50" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Luminance 2": 1835x30" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Baader R 2": 435x50" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 40.7 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~50

    Bias: ~200

    Avg. Moon age: 3.04 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 10.10%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3811833

    RA center: 21h 54' 48"

    DEC center: +80° 11' 16"

    Pixel scale: 1.446 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 268.464 degrees

    Field radius: 0.999 degrees

    Resolution: 4000x2957

    Locations: Sternwarte am Bärenstein, Bärenstein, Sachsen, Germany

    Data source: Backyard


    This is an L-RGB image.
    There are faint H-alpha areas in the object, but too faint for a color image.
    H-alpha was added to the red channel in this image to increase the contrast.

    The photo contains 16 nights of exposure.



    Marcel Drechsler
    License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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    LBN 569 - The valleys and cliffs of Cepheus, 


            Marcel Drechsler