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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  PGC2815036
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Another New Discovery: Strottner-Drechsler 45 (PN-G: 049.8+02.0), 


            Peter Goodhew
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Another New Discovery: Strottner-Drechsler 45 (PN-G: 049.8+02.0)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Lum  ·  Astrodon Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3 nm  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 30x1800" bin 4x4
Astrodon Blue: 20x300" bin 1x1
Green: 20x300" bin 1x1
Red: 20x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 20.0 hours job: 3578324

RA center: 19h 15' 34"

DEC center: +15° 56' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.834 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees

Resolution: 4246x2834

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


Another new discovery by Marcel Drechsler and Xavier Strottner, this time in the constellation Aquila. Extremely faint, and with an intriguing morphology. Despite capturing over 17 hours of OIII at bin 4x4 we haven't managed to extract any significant OIII signal, so this is Ha only.

Initial Discovery: Marcel Drechsler and Xavier Strottner
Data Capture: Peter Goodhew
Image Processing: Marcel Drechsler

Great teamwork



Peter Goodhew

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Sky plot


Another New Discovery: Strottner-Drechsler 45 (PN-G: 049.8+02.0), 


            Peter Goodhew