Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141, 



    
        

            José Manuel Taverner Torres
The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141
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The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141

The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141, 



    
        

            José Manuel Taverner Torres
The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141
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The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics TS 115 / 800 Photoline Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: ZWO Design ASI120MM-S

Focal reducers: TS Optics PHOTOLINE 3" 0.79x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6

Filters: Baader R 1"25  ·  Baader G 1"25  ·  Baader L 1.25'' Filter  ·  Baader B 1"25

Accessory: Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel  ·  Lunatico Astronomia Seletek Armadillo


Dates:Aug. 18, 2017Aug. 19, 2017

Frames:
Baader B 1"25: 20x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader G 1"25: 20x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25'' Filter: 35x900" -10C bin 1x1
Baader R 1"25: 20x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 26.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.97

Temperature: 10.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3296712

RA center: 21h 16' 38"

DEC center: +68° 12' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.443 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.183 degrees

Field radius: 0.686 degrees


Resolution: 2700x2108

Locations: AstroNerpio, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

Los fantasmas de Cefeo ha sido una de las fotos que más me ha costado obtener y procesar, aunque también la que me ha otorgado mayor satisfacción, por la cantidad de polvo interestelar que contiene en toda la imagen y que, gracias a los buenos cielos de Nerpio, fui capaz de capturar.

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The Ghost Nebula in Cepheus vdB 141, 



    
        

            José Manuel Taverner Torres