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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 443, The star Propus (ηGem)
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Jellyfish Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Jellyfish Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - Ha
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Jellyfish Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser


Dates:Feb. 2, 2020

Frames:Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm: 16x600" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.7 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 7.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3220759

RA center: 6h 16' 34"

DEC center: +22° 35' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.721 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.144 degrees

Field radius: 1.144 degrees


Resolution: 9528x6289

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first use of the 600s exposures made possible with the Mesu 200 Mk2 mount and the QHY600. What a combination!

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flywaldo@gmail.com
Eric Walden
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Jellyfish Nebula - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden