Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  112 bet Tau  ·  136 Tau  ·  22 Aur  ·  Alnath  ·  El Nath (βTau)  ·  LBN 822  ·  LBN 826  ·  LBN 827  ·  PK178-02.1  ·  PK181+00.1  ·  Sh2-240  ·  Sh2-242  ·  The star 136Tau  ·  The star Elnath

Image of the day 04/24/2021

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    The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
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    The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath

    Image of the day 04/24/2021

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
      Powered byPixInsight

      The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV
      Imaging Cameras
      QHYCCD QHY600
      Mounts
      Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO
      Filters
      Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm · Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted
      Accessories
      QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35 · Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106
      Software
      PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR
      Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
      Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope
      Guiding Cameras
      QHYCCD QHY5L-II M

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Feb. 5, 2021 ·  Feb. 9, 2021 ·  Feb. 12, 2021 ·  March 5, 2021 ·  March 26, 2021 ·  April 2, 2021
      Frames:
      Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5°C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5°C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5°C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5°C bin 1x1
      Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 35x1800" (17h 30') -5°C bin 1x1
      Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 35x1800" (17h 30') -5°C bin 1x1
      Integration:
      47h
      Darks:
      20
      Flats:
      20
      Bias:
      20
      Avg. Moon age:
      17.45 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      44.74%
      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
      2.00

      RA center: 05h39m22s.97

      DEC center: +27°5554.4

      Pixel scale: 6.133 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 169.916 degrees

      Field radius: 3.817 degrees

      WCS transformation: thin plate spline

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 4000x2034

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

      Description

      The Spaghetti Nebula & The Star Alnath

      Sharpless 2-240/Simeis 147

      Mosaic of 1.2 Panels to include Elnath

      Captured from The Marathon Sky Park, Marathon Texas

      ACQUISITION:

      February 6th-April 12th, 2021

      Integration:

      35 x 1800s Hydrogen

      35 x 1800s Oxygen

      180 x 60s Luminance

      180 x 60s Red

      180 x 60s Green

      180 x 60s Blue

      49.4 Total Hours

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      The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison