Contains: NGC 1283, NGC 1282, NGC 1281, NGC 1278, NGC 1277, NGC 1275, NGC 1274, NGC 1273, NGC 1272, NGC 1270, NGC 1268, NGC 1267
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Abell 426

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: GSO RC8

Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-1600

Mount: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens: GSO RC8

Guiding camera: Lodestar

Focal reducer: CCDT67

Software: PixInsightSoftware Bisque TheSky6CCDCommanderGIMP

Filters: Astronomik H-alpha 6nmGBR

Accessories: Baader SteelTrack FocuserTeleskop-Service TS OAG 27

Resolution: 1920x1470

Dates: Nov. 20, 2013Nov. 21, 2013Nov. 24, 2013Nov. 26, 2013

B: 106x300" bin 2x2
G: 56x300" bin 2x2
Astronomik H-alpha 6nm: 15x3600" bin 1x1
L: 30x1200" bin 1x1
R: 60x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 43.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.15% job: 131388

RA center: 49.841 degrees

DEC center: 41.491 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.999 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 153.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.335 degrees

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain


A collaboration with Samuel Lopez. He did the luminance with a GSO RC10 and an Atik 4000, and I did the rest as detailed in the technical card.



Salvatore Iovene


Sky plot

Sky plot


Abell 426, Salvatore Iovene