Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  112 bet Tau  ·  136 Tau  ·  22 Aur  ·  Alnath  ·  El Nath (βTau)  ·  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

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

      Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

      Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

      Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Lightroom LR

      Filters: Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted  ·  Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted  ·  Antlia Pro Blue 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Green 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Red 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

      Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel  ·  Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35


      Dates:Feb. 5, 2021Feb. 9, 2021Feb. 12, 2021March 5, 2021March 26, 2021April 2, 2021

      Frames:
      Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 35x1800" (17h 30') -5C bin 1x1
      Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 35x1800" (17h 30') -5C 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


      Astrometry.net job: 4411101

      RA center: 5h 39' 22"

      DEC center: +27° 56' 0"

      Pixel scale: 6.132 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 169.926 degrees

      Field radius: 3.817 degrees


      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