Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 281
NCG-281 in Ha, 



    
        

            Bert Seltzer
NCG-281 in Ha
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NCG-281 in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AT 8" RC Astronomics badged GSO 8" Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg QSI

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO AP Mach1

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AT 8" RC Astronomics badged GSO 8" Ritchey-Chretien

Guiding cameras: QSI 683wsg QSI

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Maxim

Filters: Baader Planetarium Narrow Band Ha


Dates:Nov. 22, 2013

Frames: 8x900" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 19.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119499

RA center: 00h53m01s.9

DEC center: +56°4001

Pixel scale: 0.697 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.463 degrees

Field radius: 0.392 degrees


Resolution: 620x466

Description

My very first venture into the realm of narrow band imaging. Had I know it would turn out this good, I would have taken care to frame it properly. None the less, for a first try, I'm pleased.

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NCG-281 in Ha, 



    
        

            Bert Seltzer