Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1311
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Jewels in a Red Sea

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK24

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803

Mounts: Planewave L600

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Software: Planewave PWI3  ·  Planewave PWI4  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CS3  ·  Maxim DL6  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2014

Filters: Astrodon 50 mm 5 nm Ha  ·  Astrodon 50mm B  ·  Astrodon 50mm R  ·  Astrodon 50mm L  ·  Astrodon 50 mm G

Accessory: FLI CFW-5-7  ·  Hedrick Focuser  ·  Planewave Delta-T  ·  Planewave EFA


Dates:July 6, 2021July 7, 2021July 8, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon 50 mm 5 nm Ha: 14x900" (3h 30') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50 mm G: 7x900" (1h 45') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm B: 8x900" (2h) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm L: 24x900" (6h) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm R: 8x900" (2h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15h 15'

Darks: 20

Flats: 100

Flat darks: 100

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 27.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.61%

Mean SQM: 21.40

Mean FWHM: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 4777155

RA center: 20h 10' 18"

DEC center: +41° 15' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.468 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.190 degrees

Field radius: 0.376 degrees


Resolution: 4093x4090

Locations: KG Observatory, Julian, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Star Cluster IC1311 is located approximately 4,000 light years from Earth. The cluster is embedded in a giant emission nebula. The nebula is glowing from the ultraviolet light from hot, massive blue stars in the nebula.

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