Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Sh2-129  ·  VdB140

Image of the day 12/18/2020

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    The Squid and the Flying Bat Nebula, 



    
        

            Sinan Arkin
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    The Squid and the Flying Bat Nebula

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

    Image of the day 12/18/2020

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      The Squid and the Flying Bat Nebula, 



    
        

            Sinan Arkin
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      The Squid and the Flying Bat Nebula

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

      Acquisition details

      Frames:
      Chorma B 50mm: 60×120(2h) -20°C bin 1×1
      Chroma 3nm OIII 50mm: 50×1200(16h 40′) -20°C bin 2×2
      Chroma 5nm Ha 50mm: 36×1200(12h) -20°C bin 1×1
      Chroma G 50mm: 60×120(2h) -20°C bin 1×1
      Chroma R 50mm: 60×120(2h) -20°C bin 1×1
      Integration:
      34h 40′
      Darks:
      30
      Flats:
      30
      Flat darks:
      30
      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
      6.00

      RA center: 21h10m55s.74

      DEC center: +60°0703.1

      Pixel scale: 2.326 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -61.329 degrees

      Field radius: 2.386 degrees

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 4126x6127

      File size: 33.0 MB

      Locations: Bellapais, Kyrenia, Cyprus

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      Two-panel mosaic of the Squid and the Flying Bat Nebula (Ou4 and Sh2-129). The nebula is in narrowband while the stars are in RGB. Each panel contains approximately 6 hours of Ha, 8 hours of 2x2 binned OIII as well as one hour each of the broadband filters.

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