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Jellyfish Nebula, 


            Tareq Abdulla
Jellyfish Nebula
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Jellyfish Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT Mount

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5LII-M

Software: Adobe Photoship CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Stellarium  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm

Dates:Dec. 21, 2019

Frames:Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 20x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~48

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 24.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 18.30

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3576563

RA center: 6h 14' 41"

DEC center: +22° 15' 10"

Pixel scale: 10.687 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 197.655 degrees

Field radius: 2.234 degrees

Resolution: 1200x908

Locations: Home Yard, Aljurf, Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Data source: Backyard


It was a big pleasure for me when i solved the guiding issue since years, so i went out to take some 5min exposure tests, and i came across this target, very nice one for test.

I was using my lens, Canon EF 300mm at f/2.8.