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VdB 141 Ghost Nebula, 


            Phil Brewer
VdB 141 Ghost Nebula
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VdB 141 Ghost Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-II mono

Focal reducers: GPU Optics f4 Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon E-series Luminance  ·  Astrodon E-Series Green filter  ·  Astrodon E-Series Blue filter  ·  Astrodon E-Series Red filter

Accessory: Moonlite Model CR Newtonian Focuser

Dates:April 22, 2020April 27, 2020June 14, 2020June 15, 2020June 16, 2020June 17, 2020June 18, 2020June 19, 2020

Astrodon E-Series Blue filter: 63x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series Green filter: 65x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series Red filter: 66x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series Luminance: 139x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 27.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.50%

Astrometry.net job: 3618860

RA center: 21h 16' 21"

DEC center: +68° 15' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.391 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.962 degrees

Field radius: 0.763 degrees

Resolution: 3171x2358

Locations: Home Backyard, Ida, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Taken from ~20.4 SQM skies. Integration time can work wonders (individual Luminance subs showed only the very brightest part of the nebula in the center of the frame).



Phil Brewer
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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VdB 141 Ghost Nebula, 


            Phil Brewer

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