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Contains:  IC 1274, IC 4685, NGC 6559
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NGC 6559, 


            Casey Good
NGC 6559
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Planewave CDK14

Imaging cameras:FLI Proline 16803

Mounts:Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Planewave CDK14

Guiding cameras:Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software:Sequence Generator ProStark Labs PHD guiding PHD 2


Dates:May 27, 2020

B: 15x300" bin 2x2
G: 15x300" bin 2x2
Ha: 24x600" bin 2x2
L: 40x600" bin 1x1
R: 20x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 14.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.48%

Basic astrometry details job: 3557207

RA center: 18h 9' 43"

DEC center: -23° 53' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.311 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.061 degrees

Field radius: 0.446 degrees

Resolution: 6000x8400

Locations: Dark Sky Observastory Collaborative, Ft. Davis, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


An object I've bee attempting to shoot for years, I could never do it justice until now. Thanks to our excellent new system, I'm finally happy enough to post my rendition of this beautiful object.



Casey Good
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NGC 6559, 


            Casey Good

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