Western Veil Nebula (The Witch's Broom), 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies

Western Veil Nebula (The Witch's Broom)

Western Veil Nebula (The Witch's Broom), 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies

Western Veil Nebula (The Witch's Broom)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ST80

Guiding cameras: QHY 5

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85x for 80ED

Software: PHD guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  EQMod

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"


Dates:Nov. 10, 2013

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2": 5x1800" (2h 30') ISO400 bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 30'

Darks: ~109

Flats: ~64

Bias: ~330

Avg. Moon age: 7.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 105898


Resolution: 1556x1300

Locations: Home, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

Description

A quick capture, battling the moonlight as usual. Unmodded DSLR.

Comments

Histogram

Western Veil Nebula (The Witch's Broom), 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies