Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6357
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NGC 6357 - The Lobster Nebula, 



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub
NGC 6357 - The Lobster Nebula
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NGC 6357 - The Lobster Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starfield 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  ZWO ASIAIR  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Celestron 9x50 finderscope


Dates:July 26, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm: 10x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm: 10x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm: 10x180" (gain: 139.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 23.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.67%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 36.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2825102

RA center: 17h 24' 59"

DEC center: -34° 10' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.141 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 262.409 degrees

Field radius: 0.611 degrees


Resolution: 3097x2301

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Description

NGC 6357 - The Lobster Nebula.
Taken in bad weather, hot, windy, sandy and cloudy conditions!

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NGC 6357 - The Lobster Nebula, 



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub