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Westerhout 5 in HOO, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt

Westerhout 5 in HOO

Technical card

Resolution: 1800x1361

Dates:Nov. 5, 2019Dec. 27, 2019

ZWO Hɑ 7nm: 52x240" (gain: 139.00)
ZWO O-III: 79x240" (gain: 139.00)

Integration: 8.7 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 4.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 3233687

RA center: 2h 54' 47"

DEC center: +60° 20' 38"

Pixel scale: 4.140 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 22.185 degrees

Field radius: 1.298 degrees

Locations: Home Backyard, Eurajoki, Satakunta, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Actually, Westerhout 5 was the second object I imaged when I started with astrophotgraphy and I was quite disappointed at that time. Now, three years later and a lots of lessons learned I gave it a second chance. :-)



Dominik Ehrhardt
License: None (All rights reserved)


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    Westerhout 5 in HOO, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt
  • Westerhout 5 in HOO, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt


Description: The first attempt in 2016 with an EOS 7D and a EF 400 f5.6.

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Westerhout 5 in HOO, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt