Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Bow-Tie nebula  ·  NGC 40  ·  NGC40  ·  PK120+09.1
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NGC40 Scarab Nebula, 


            Matt Proulx
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NGC40 Scarab Nebula

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 10" F4 Truss Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI290M

Mounts: iOptron CEM70G

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290M

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC 2020  ·  PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) 4.2.2

B: 415x5" (34' 35")
G: 450x5" (37' 30")
L: 500x3" (25')
R: 390x5" (32' 30")

Integration: 2h 9' 35"

Astrometry.net job: 4151043

RA center: 0h 13' 12"

DEC center: +72° 31' 29"

Pixel scale: 0.598 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -59.965 degrees

Field radius: 0.096 degrees

Resolution: 766x874

Data source: Backyard


These are the best stars I've had since I started all of this stuff. Collimation woes well worth it.


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NGC40 Scarab Nebula, 


            Matt Proulx