Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scutum (Sct)  ·  Contains:  The star βSct
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Barnard 104, HaRGB, 



    
        

            Stephen Garretson
Barnard 104, HaRGB
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Barnard 104, HaRGB

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Barnard 104, HaRGB, 



    
        

            Stephen Garretson
Barnard 104, HaRGB
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Barnard 104, HaRGB

Imaging cameras: Dual ASI ZWO 183 MM Pros [cooled]

Mounts: Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZenithStar 61 APO f/5.9

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: Software Bisque TheSky X  ·  SGP  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight

Filters: Baader 7nm Ha 36mm  ·  Baader Ha 3.5nm, 36mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Blue 36mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Green 36mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Red 36mm

Accessory: JTD Dual Rig Alignment Saddle


Dates:July 7, 2019July 9, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Blue 36mm: 12x300" (1h) (gain: 111.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Green 36mm: 12x300" (1h) (gain: 111.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E-Series Red 36mm: 12x300" (1h) (gain: 111.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader 7nm Ha 36mm: 6x300" (30') (gain: 111.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5nm, 36mm: 6x300" (30') (gain: 111.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h

Darks: 20

Flats: 40

Flat darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 6.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Astrometry.net job: 2790365

RA center: 18h 47' 13"

DEC center: -4° 32' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.083 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.276 degrees

Field radius: 0.442 degrees


Resolution: 2449x1620

Locations: Beevo Dome [home observatory], Louisville, CO, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Here is a somewhat obscure dark nebula in the constellation Scutum. The bright star is Beta Scuti, a 4h magnitude G4IIa, bright giant about 38x the Sun's diameter.

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Barnard 104, HaRGB, 



    
        

            Stephen Garretson