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M42 Nebula, the center part, a NB image, CPH, Denmark, 



    
        

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M42 Nebula, the center part, a NB image, CPH, Denmark

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M42 Nebula, the center part, a NB image, CPH, Denmark

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Lx200ACF 16" F6.2 Meade SCT 16"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cooled ZWO mono

Mounts: Milburn Wedge Wedge mounted on a pole

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Individual ED70mm Individual

Guiding cameras: loadstar II Lodestar Autoguider

Focal reducers: Optec lepus 0.62 Optec reducer

Software: PHD2  ·  The SkyX Pro, CCDStack2, RegiStar, PS. Diff. SW products

Filters: Baader LRGB, Hubble palette filters Baader filters

Accessory: Meade on wedge


Dates:Jan. 28, 2021

Frames:
Baader LRGB, Hubble palette filters Baader filters: 58x10" (9' 40") bin 1x1
Baader LRGB, Hubble palette filters Baader filters: 30x30" (15') bin 1x1

Integration: 24' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 14.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


RA center: 05h35m05s.316

DEC center: -05°2108.100

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 14.811 degrees

Field radius: 0.200 degrees

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Resolution: 2078x1600

Locations: Home observatory, Copenhagen, DK-2270 Kastrup, Denmark

Data source: Backyard

Description

Frames taken in the bright moonlight & the backyard outside temp. was -4 degress C.

Narrowband colors composed like this:

Red: 0.75*SII+0.25*Ha, Green: OIII, Blue: 0.12*Ha+0.88*OIII

My home build observatory is placed in my front yard/in the "red light" pollution zone, have a look here,

Red Zone

kind regards Niels

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M42 Nebula, the center part, a NB image, CPH, Denmark, 



    
        

            Niels V. Christensen