Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)
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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261, 



    
        

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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261
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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261

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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261, 



    
        

            Maroun Habib
Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261
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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB Optical TMB 92SS

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183 MM Pro (Cooled)

Mounts: iOptron CEM70

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM Mini ZWO 290MM Mini

Software: PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.5  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  SharCap Pro

Filters: Baader O3 1.25'' 8.5nm  ·  Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF


Dates:Nov. 12, 2020Nov. 19, 2020

Frames:
50x600" (8h 20') (gain: 111.00) -15C
Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm: 50x600" (8h 20') (gain: 111.00) -15C

Integration: 16h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 15.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4172580

RA center: 06h09m31s

DEC center: +15°4438

Pixel scale: 0.964 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 105.376 degrees

Field radius: 0.780 degrees


Resolution: 3640x4550

Locations: Lebanon, Lebanon, Lebanon

Data source: Backyard

Description

Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261

A relatively faint emission nebula in the constellation Orion towards the edges of Gemini, named after Harold and his son Charles Lower discovered in 1939. Acquired during November 2020

Under the hood:

TMB92SS, iOptron CEM70, ZWO ASI183MM (yes this camera died again)

Hii: 50x600s

Oiii: 50x600s Oiii

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Lower's nebula / LBN 863 / Sh2-261, 



    
        

            Maroun Habib