Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)
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LDN1384 (dark nebula)  Stock 23 (open cluster), 



    
        

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LDN1384 (dark nebula) Stock 23 (open cluster)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III178M

Software: StarNet  ·  PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  SharpCap  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon Green 36mm Gen 2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon Blue 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon LUM 36mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon RED 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance

Accessory: Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Starlight Xpress Slimline OAG  ·  Starlight Xpress SX USB Filter Wheel 7x36mm


Dates:Nov. 7, 2020Nov. 15, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Blue 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance: 15x300" (1h 15') -15C
Astrodon Green 36mm Gen 2 E-Series Tru-Balance: 16x300" (1h 20') -10C
Astrodon LUM 36mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 36x600" (6h) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon RED 36mm - Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance: 15x300" (1h 15') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 50'

Darks: 21

Flats: 20

Flat darks: 25

Avg. Moon age: 10.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.62%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4042542

RA center: 03h18m32s.2

DEC center: +60°0628

Pixel scale: 2.094 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.987 degrees

Field radius: 1.157 degrees


Resolution: 3222x2331

Locations: Houston Astronomical Society Dark Site, Columbus, TX, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This dark nebula appears to be rarely imaged. I did not find too many examples of it.

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    Original
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    B
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    C

B

Description: slight crop to remove stacking artifacts at top and bottom edges

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C

Description: Used Topaz Denoise (AI Clear) in place of PixInsight's TGV Denoise

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