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Contains:  NGC 2371
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NGC 2371 - Bipolar candy nebula, 



    
        

            Jeffbax Velocicaptor
NGC 2371 - Bipolar candy nebula
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NGC 2371 - Bipolar candy nebula

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card


Dates:March 16, 2017Jan. 16, 2020

Frames:
Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 1.25": 60x90" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 1.25": 1800x2" (gain: 450.00)
Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 1.25": 6000x1" (gain: 500.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3189756

RA center: 7h 25' 34"

DEC center: +29° 29' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.422 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 306.619 degrees

Field radius: 0.116 degrees


Resolution: 1600x1165

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2371 looks like a candy with its bipolar structure. This image is a mix of short exposures with ASI 290 MM (6000 x 1s + 1800 x 2s) and traditional exposures with ASI 1600 MCC (60 x 90s) to get the colors and backgound.

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Jeffbax Velocicaptor
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NGC 2371 - Bipolar candy nebula, 



    
        

            Jeffbax Velocicaptor