Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  IC 2162
Urban IC 2162 RGB, 


Urban IC 2162 RGB
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Urban IC 2162 RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen Visac VC200L

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW

Mounts: Gemini G42 Observatory+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Visac VC200L

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: CCDStack  ·  photoshop  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Astronomik B Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R Type IIc  ·  Ha

Accessory: SerialFocus  ·  JMI Motofocus

Dates:Feb. 1, 2012

Frames: 115x600" (19h 10')

Integration: 19h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 8.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.36%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 139770

RA center: 06h12m38s.2

DEC center: +17°5721

Pixel scale: 0.885 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.359 degrees

Field radius: 0.461 degrees

Resolution: 620x489

Locations: Backyard Observatory, Caselle Torinese, Torino, Italy


Image made under the Caselle Torinese urban sky.



T ambient= from 0 to 12 degrees

Main Telescope: Vixen VISAC VC200L f/6.3

Camera:Moravian G2-8300 FW + CLS

Guide: TS9OAG + lodestar

Mont: G42 observatory + with Pulsar2

Processing: CCDstack (calibration, stack and ddp filter deconvolution ) + Photoshop

115X600s @ -24°C Ha 12nm

40X120s @ -24°C R filter

40X120s @ -24°C B filter

The green channel is syntetic (R 50% + B 50%)

20 dark

20 flat

20 bias


Sky plot

Sky plot


Urban IC 2162 RGB,