Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)
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Dolphin Nebula in Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Steve Milne
Dolphin Nebula in Cassiopeia
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 HPS II UP

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: TEC Field Flattener

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Open PHD PHD 2.5  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon OIII 3nm  ·  Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red


Dates:Nov. 19, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 50x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 50x300" bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 27x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 27x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 50x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 30.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4029082

RA center: 1h 30' 6"

DEC center: +58° 29' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.744 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.823 degrees

Field radius: 0.347 degrees


Resolution: 2540x2203

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

LBN 633 (Sharpless 2-188, Simeis 22) is a planetary nebula that is to be found 850 light years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘Dolphin’ or ‘Shrimp’ nebula.

Data for this object were captured between 18 October and 19 November 2020, from a rig in Spain that is privately owned and remotely operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: TEC 140
Camera: QSI 690
Filters: Astrodon
Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS

Ha: 27 x 1200s
OIII: 27 x 1200s
Red: 50 x 300s
Green: 50 x 300s
Blue: 50 x 300s

A total of 30 hours and 30 minutes exposure.

Data Capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Image Processing: Steve Milne

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