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Contains:  IC 1795, NGC 896
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Fish-Head Nebula (NGC 896) in Synthetic RGB, 


            Frank Kane
Fish-Head Nebula (NGC 896) in Synthetic RGB
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Fish-Head Nebula (NGC 896) in Synthetic RGB

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 20, 2019

Frames: 111x600"

Integration: 18.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.92%

Basic astrometry details job: 3068027

RA center: 2h 27' 47"

DEC center: +62° 1' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 175.471 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees

Resolution: 2213x2649

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Fish-Head Nebula in synthetic RGB, using my own formula to create natural-looking colors from narrowband Ha, SII, and OIII data. Nothing but narrowband data here! Which is how I was able to get such a clean image from light-polluted suburban skies, underneath a streetlight.



Frank Kane
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Fish-Head Nebula (NGC 896) in Synthetic RGB, 


            Frank Kane