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The Spider and the Fly Nebula, 



    
        

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The Spider and the Fly Nebula

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The Spider and the Fly Nebula, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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The Spider and the Fly Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph  ·  RCOS 16" RC f/9

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200  ·  SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Mounts: Planewave L-500 L-500  ·  Chronos HD32 (HPO)

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph  ·  RCOS 16" RC f/9

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL 16200  ·  SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

Filters: Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


Dates:Jan. 17, 2015Jan. 27, 2015Jan. 30, 2019Jan. 31, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x600" (2h 10') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x600" (2h) bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 16x600" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 48x900" (12h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x600" (2h) bin 1x1

Integration: 20h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 21.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.67%


Astrometry.net job: 3308188

RA center: 5h 28' 53"

DEC center: +34° 24' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.104 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -70.127 degrees

Field radius: 0.883 degrees


Resolution: 3600x4500

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

This is a sum of data from both a 2019 and 2015 capture. The detail from each of the named nebula comes from the H-alpha data captured in 2015. The wider field data comes form 2019 RGB captures.

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The Spider and the Fly Nebula, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)