Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  12.76  ·  12.80  ·  13.16  ·  3 X Sgr  ·  322 Phaeo  ·  338 Budrosa  ·  36 A Oph  ·  39 omi Oph  ·  42 tet Oph  ·  43 Oph  ·  44 b Oph  ·  45 d Oph  ·  51 c Oph  ·  52 Oph  ·  769 Tatjana  ·  B243  ·  B244  ·  B245  ·  B246  ·  B247  ·  B248  ·  B249  ·  B250  ·  B253  ·  B254  ·  B255  ·  B256  ·  B260  ·  B261  ·  B262  ·  And 46 more.
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            Nikita Misiura
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Pipe Nebula

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Pipe Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura
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Pipe Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Zeiss APO Sonnar 2/135

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 16200A

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Software: QHYCCD EZCAP  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS3  ·  PixInsight  ·  StarNet++

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2

Accessory: Kendrick Dew Heater  ·  Selfmade Solid Focuser


Dates:May 26, 2020

Frames: 90x120" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 3.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.23%


Astrometry.net job: 3565021

RA center: 17h 26' 35"

DEC center: -26° 41' 15"

Pixel scale: 9.434 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.135 degrees

Field radius: 6.664 degrees


Resolution: 3597x3597

Data source: Traveller

Description

Just absolutely love those rich star fields near the plane of the Milky Way.

Hard to get a good color balance on those, tho. Hope I got this one right, but only time will tell.

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Pipe Nebula, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura