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Contains:  NGC 1491
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NGC1491 aka Sh2-206 "Fossil Footprint"

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC6"

Imaging camera:ASI1600mm Pro


Guiding telescope or lens:GSO RC6"

Guiding camera:zwo ASI 290mini

Focal reducer:Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software:Sequence Generator ProStarnet++ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5PixInsightDeepSkyStacker

Dates:Sept. 30, 2019Oct. 26, 2019

Astrodon OIII 5nm: 16x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 2": 8x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 2" 3,5nm: 16x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader R 2": 8x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.22%

Mean SQM: 19.80

Basic astrometry details job: 3252411

RA center: 4h 3' 13"

DEC center: +51° 18' 50"

Pixel scale: 0.824 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.537 degrees

Field radius: 0.632 degrees

Resolution: 4454x3267

Locations: My Garden, Heidenheim, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Emerging clouds didn‘t allow blue shots.
So i used R+G+OIII for the starcolours



Rolf Dietrich
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC1491 aka Sh2-206 "Fossil Footprint", 


            Rolf Dietrich