Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 457  ·  Owl Cluster  ·  The star φCas
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NGC457, Owl cluster, a RGB image, CPH, Denmark, 



    
        

            Niels V. Christensen
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            Niels V. Christensen
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NGC457, Owl cluster, a RGB image, CPH, Denmark

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Lx200ACF 16" F6.2 Meade SCT 16"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cooled ZWO mono

Mounts: Milburn Wedge Wedge mounted on a pole

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Individual ED70mm Individual

Guiding cameras: loadstar II Lodestar Autoguider

Focal reducers: Optec lepus 0.62 Optec reducer

Software: The SkyX Pro, CCDStack2, RegiStar, PS. Diff. SW products

Filters: Baader LRGB, Hubble palette filters Baader filters

Accessory: Meade on wedge


Dates:Aug. 15, 2020

Frames:Baader LRGB, Hubble palette filters Baader filters: 151x30" (1h 15' 30") bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 15' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 25.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.54%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3951486

RA center: 1h 19' 47"

DEC center: +58° 15' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.687 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 235.748 degrees

Field radius: 0.219 degrees


Resolution: 1829x1384

Locations: Home observatory, Copenhagen, DK-2270 Kastrup, Denmark

Data source: Backyard

Description

A open cluster NGC457, total RGB exposure: 51x30seks (51,47,53). Baader 36mm RGB filtre. EQ: 16"SCT ACF scope, F6.2, ZWO asi1600MM cool kamera.

My home build observatory is placed in my front yard/in the "red light" pollution zone, have a look here,

Red Zone

Kind regards

Niels

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