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Bok globules in NGC 2244, 


            Christoph Lichtblau
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Bok globules in NGC 2244

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT10 F4.8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ-6R pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Megrez90

Guiding cameras: zwo ASI 120mc

Focal reducers: GPU Pal Gyulai GPU 2" Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe PS CS2  ·  Deepsky stacker

Filters: Baader Filterset 2"

Dates:Oct. 31, 2019

Frames: 180x200"

Integration: 10.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.07%

Astrometry.net job: 3219482

RA center: 6h 31' 34"

DEC center: +5° 5' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.747 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.389 degrees

Field radius: 0.528 degrees

Resolution: 3051x4071

Locations: Backyard, Eschborn, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Over the last three nights I exposed for this image. For giving the stars some natural colour, I added some RGB data additional. I was fresh outside, we had some frezzy nights. In summer all that exposing is much more comfortable.....hope you enjoy the animals party in that pic...



Christoph Lichtblau


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Bok globules in NGC 2244, 


            Christoph Lichtblau