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Image of the day 12/02/2019

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    Praying Ghosts in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Steve Milne
    Praying Ghosts in Cepheus
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:TEC-140

    Imaging cameras:Moravian Instruments Moravian G2-8300Atik 460 EX Mono

    Mount:Mesu 200

    Guiding telescopes or lenses:

    Guiding cameras:

    Focal reducers:

    Software:Adobe Photoshop 6 CSPixinsight 1.8

    Filters:

    Accessories:


    Resolution: 2118x2275

    Dates:

    Frames:
    Baader Blue 36 mm: 17x600" bin 1x1
    Baader Green 36 mm: 16x600" bin 1x1
    Baader Luminance 36 mm: 45x900" bin 1x1
    Baader Red 36 mm: 17x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 19.6 hours

    Darks: 0

    Flats: 0

    Flat darks: 0

    Bias: 0

    Avg. Moon age: None

    Avg. Moon phase: None

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

    Mean SQM: None

    Mean FWHM: None

    Temperature: None


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3065987

    RA center: 21h 16' 29"

    DEC center: +68° 12' 25"

    Pixel scale: 0.917 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 179.897 degrees

    Field radius: 0.396 degrees


    Locations: Les Granges, Étoile-Saint-Cyrice, France

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Description

    The Ghost Nebula (Sharpless 2-136, VdB 141) is a reflection nebula around 1,500 light years away in the constellation of Cepheus.

    The Ghost Nebula was imaged in Autumn 2019 using a dual TEC 140 rig located in the Haut Alpes, The imaging team is Tom O'Donohue, Olly Penrice, Steve Milne & Elisabeth Milne.

    Capture details are as follows:

    Telescope: TEC140 x 2
    Camera: Atik 460 & Moravian G2-8300
    Filters: Baader, Astrodon and Chroma
    Mount: Mesu 200

    Lum 45 x 900s
    Red: 17 x 600s
    Green: 16 x 600s
    Blue: 17 x 600s

    A total of 19 hours and 35 minutes exposure.

    Comments

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    gnomus
    Steve Milne
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    Praying Ghosts in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Steve Milne