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Coal-sack Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Coal-sack Nebula
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Coal-sack Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Coal-sack Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Coal-sack Nebula
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Coal-sack Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 2" LightWeight


Dates:Aug. 24, 2019

Frames: 62x120" (2h 4') ISO1600

Integration: 2h 4'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 23.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 2883254

RA center: 12h 53' 27"

DEC center: -63° 49' 12"

Pixel scale: 5.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.936 degrees

Field radius: 5.176 degrees


Resolution: 5548x3705

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

First attempt at bringing out dark dust clouds. Seems to be working alright. Tracking was slightly off, but not very noticeable at this focal length unless you zoom in a looot. :-)

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Coal-sack Nebula, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars