Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 103  ·  The star 12Cas
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Sh2-173 in Ha, 



    
        

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Sh2-173 in Ha
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Sh2-173 in Ha

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Sh2-173 in Ha, 



    
        

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Sh2-173 in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZenithStar 61 mm APO Refractor

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro color

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: William Optics Flat61 for Z61

Software: StarNet++  ·  SharpCap 4.0  ·  PHD 2.6.10  ·  Stellarium 0.21.0  ·  DeepSkyStacker x64 by Luc Coiffier, Tony Cook, David C. Partridge DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1  ·  Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: Astronomik EOS R Clip Filter Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD Clip-Filter EOS APS-C


Dates:Sept. 2, 2021

Frames:Astronomik EOS R Clip Filter Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD Clip-Filter EOS APS-C: 57x300" (4h 45') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 4h 45'

Darks: 12

Flats: 15

Bias: 15

Avg. Moon age: 25.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4960165

RA center: 00h22m25s

DEC center: +61°4546

Pixel scale: 3.459 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 74.694 degrees

Field radius: 1.346 degrees


Resolution: 2328x1558

Locations: Backyard, De Pinte, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

The "Phantom of the opera nebula" has created wonderful pictures, so I gave it a try as well. This image is entirely Ha - I am planning to complement it with RGB in the future.

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Sh2-173 in Ha, 



    
        

            Stijn