Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  Bubble nebula  ·  M 52  ·  NGC 7635  ·  NGC 7654
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M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited)
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M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited)

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M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
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M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683 wsg-8
Mounts
AVX
Filters
Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter
Accessories
MPCC
Software
PixInsight

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 29, 2014 ·  July 9, 2014
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 54x600" (9h) bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x240" (2h) bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x240" (2h) bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 31x240" (2h 4') bin 2x2
Integration:
15h 4'
Avg. Moon age:
6.05 days
Avg. Moon phase:
44.16%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 286747

RA center: 23h22m40s.8

DEC center: +61°2114

Pixel scale: 0.923 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.168 degrees

Field radius: 0.790 degrees

Resolution: 4925x3700

Description

The nebulosity surrounding the bubble is surprisingly extensive. The RGB was shot through tons of light pollution, so it is noisier than would be indicated by the duration.

As of revision H: still not happy! Playing with doing star removal before replacing stars. I think this is better...

Comments

Revisions

  • Final
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    Original
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    B
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    E
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    F
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    H

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M52 and Bubble Nebula (revisited), 



    
        

            Charles Ward