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Contains:  IC1907, NGC 1267, NGC 1268, NGC 1270, NGC 1272, NGC 1273, NGC 1274, NGC 1275, NGC 1277, NGC 1278, NGC 1281, NGC 1282, NGC 1283, NGC1264, NGC1267, NGC1268, NGC1270, NGC1271, NGC1272, NGC1273, NGC1274, NGC1275, NGC1276, NGC1277, NGC1278, NGC1279, NGC1281, NGC1282, NGC1283
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Abell 426, 


            Salvatore Iovene
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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:GIMPCCDCommanderPixInsightSoftware Bisque TheSky6

Filters:Astronomik H-alpha 6nmRBG

Accessories:Baader SteelTrack FocuserTeleskop-Service TS OAG 27

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: 3h 19' 21"

DEC center: +41° 29' 28"

Pixel scale: 0.999 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -26.899 degrees

Field radius: 0.335 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1470

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain

Data source: Backyard


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
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Abell 426, 


            Salvatore Iovene