Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  Bubble Nebula  ·  M 52  ·  NGC 7538  ·  NGC 7635  ·  NGC 7654
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M52, Bubble Nebula and surroundings, 


M52, Bubble Nebula and surroundings
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M52, Bubble Nebula and surroundings

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 130/650 PDS

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS OPTICS Sucher 8x50

Guiding cameras: Altair GPCAM2 IMX 224

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD Autoguider Software  ·  SharpCap 3.X Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III (Coma Corrector)

Dates:Sept. 22, 2020

Frames: 2400x12" (gain: 400.00) -12C

Integration: 8.0 hours

Darks: ~64

Flats: ~64

Bias: ~64

Avg. Moon age: 5.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.68%

Astrometry.net job: 4112017

RA center: 23h 19' 8"

DEC center: +61° 21' 7"

Pixel scale: 1.854 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.645 degrees

Field radius: 0.993 degrees

Resolution: 3200x2150

Locations: Home, Rabenau, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller


Done with 12 sec-frames and livestacking; 30x12sec substacks; guiding with PHD2 was used for dithering


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M52, Bubble Nebula and surroundings,