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Contains:  NGC 6204, NGC 6200, NGC 6193, NGC 6188, NGC 6167

Image of the day 08/25/2019

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    Way out on the Rim, 


    Way out on the Rim

    Way out on the Rim

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED Super APO Triplet

    Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

    Mount:SkyWatcher AZ EQ6

    Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED Super APO Triplet

    Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120MM

    Software:PHD 2PixInsightSharpCap Pro

    Filters:OIIIZWO SIIZWO H-alpha

    Resolution: 2943x2225

    ZWO H-alpha: 97x420" (gain: 225.00) -15C
    OIII: 99x420" (gain: 225.00) -15C
    ZWO SII: 92x420" (gain: 225.00) -15C

    Integration: 33.6 hours

    Darks: ~40

    Flats: ~40

    Bias: ~100

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 2862352

    RA center: 249.952 degrees

    DEC center: -48.433 degrees

    Pixel scale: 3.801 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 268.568 degrees

    Field radius: 1.948 degrees

    Locations: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Data source: Backyard


    This is a narrowband 2 panel mosaic of the Rim nebula (aka fighting dragons of ara).

    It took me 16 nights to get all of this. That's a lot of dragging the gear outside each night! :-)

    This is now the last horah for my ZWO narrowband filters as I have just received my Astronomik.



    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Way out on the Rim,