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Contains:  IC 1795, IC 1805, NGC 896
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Short exposure on the heart and fish, 


            Daniel Hightower
Short exposure on the heart and fish
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Short exposure on the heart and fish

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDX4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Guiding telescopes or lenses: PrimaLuceLab 60mm CompactGuide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174Mini

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripely  ·  Cartes du Ciel Carte Du Ciel 3.10

Filters: Astronomik Ha 12nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 12nm  ·  Astronomik SII 12nm

Dates:Feb. 5, 2020

Astronomik Ha 12nm: 19x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 12nm: 17x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 12nm: 23x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.9 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~150

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3227838

RA center: 2h 31' 12"

DEC center: +61° 39' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.479 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.949 degrees

Field radius: 1.199 degrees

Resolution: 4656x3520

Data source: Backyard


While the moon is out, I'm just running through some popular targets that I did not get to earlier in the season. It's nice rotating through all the filters in one night and having a completed image the next day, instead of multiple nights with one filter. Almost like instant gratification!



Daniel Hightower
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Short exposure on the heart and fish, 


            Daniel Hightower