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Contains:  IC 1340, NGC 6992, NGC 6995, Network nebula, Veil nebula
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Eastern Veil bicolor, 


            Joe Alexander
Eastern Veil bicolor
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Eastern Veil bicolor

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT115EDT

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT115EDT

Guiding cameras: ZWO 290MM Mini

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener ATREDT115 for AT115EDT

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon OIII 3nm 36mm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm 36mm

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG  ·  Moonlite 2.5" AutoFocuser 2.5" CFL focuser with hi-res stepper and controller  ·  ZWO EFW 8

Dates:July 26, 2019July 28, 2019July 29, 2019

Astrodon Ha 5nm 36mm: 47x300" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm 36mm: 78x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.77%

Basic astrometry details job: 2831470

RA center: 20h 56' 27"

DEC center: +31° 23' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.714 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.183 degrees

Field radius: 0.979 degrees

Resolution: 3302x2449

Locations: Home Obs - Rolloff shed back of property, Middletown, Maryland, United States

Data source: Backyard


This was first time using my atik383 on the AT115EDT, reduced 0.8x. Conditions were unstable, so only got about 10 hours of good data over three nights, but I'm happy with the kit.



Joe Alexander
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Eastern Veil bicolor, 


            Joe Alexander

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