Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Bow-Tie nebula  ·  NGC 40  ·  NGC40  ·  PK120+09.1
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NGC40 with CTA1, 



    
        

            Mark Stiles
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NGC40 with CTA1

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NGC40 with CTA1, 



    
        

            Mark Stiles
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NGC40 with CTA1

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher MN190

Imaging cameras: QSI6120wsg5

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G Atlas Pro az/eq-g

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher MN190

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Software: SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon E-series 2 R  ·  Astrodon E-Series 2 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon E-Series 2 5nm HA  ·  Astrodon E-series 2 G  ·  Astrodon E-series 2 B


Dates:Sept. 6, 2020Sept. 17, 2020Oct. 8, 2020Oct. 12, 2020Oct. 13, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon E-Series 2 3nm OIII: 108x900"
Astrodon E-Series 2 5nm HA: 65x900"
Astrodon E-series 2 B: 20x180"
Astrodon E-series 2 G: 20x180"
Astrodon E-series 2 R: 20x180"

Integration: 46.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.80%


Astrometry.net job: 3933019

RA center: 0h 13' 5"

DEC center: +72° 31' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.641 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.552 degrees

Field radius: 0.435 degrees


Resolution: 4106x2664

Locations: Back Yard, Dadeville, Missouri, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

i thought i'd try something nice and BRIGHT for a change :)

ngc40 is approximately 3500 light years from us, while the Supernova Remnant, CTA 1, is 4500 ly away.. this contains only a small portion of CTA 1

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NGC40 with CTA1, 



    
        

            Mark Stiles