Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1491
NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus, 



    
        

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NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus
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NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus

NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus, 



    
        

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NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus
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NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCT

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCT

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5III174M

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm

Accessory: MoonLite CSL Focuser


Dates:Sept. 24, 2018

Frames: 80x900" (20h)

Integration: 20h

Avg. Moon age: 14.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3266846

RA center: 04h03m23s

DEC center: +51°1850

Pixel scale: 0.280 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.802 degrees

Field radius: 0.320 degrees


Resolution: 6600x4900

Locations: Home Observatory, Campbell, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Also known as LBN 704, NGC1491 is an emission nebula that lies in the constellation Perseus at a distance of about 10,700 light-years away.



Taken in September 2018 over multiple nights from Campbell, CA, USA. Sky: 18.80 mag/arcsec^2



Total integration: 1,200 mins (20 hr)



Details, Equipment, & Software:

Telescope: Astro-Tech AT10RCT (FL2000mm f/

Camera: SBIG STF-8300m (-10°C)

Filter: Astrodon 36mm Hα

Guide: OAG-8300 with QHY5III174

Focuser: Moonlite CSL w/ high res stepper motor

Mount: Astro-Physics AP1100GTO

Capture: Sequence Generator Pro

Frames: Astrodon Hα: 80x900s

Stacking/Final Processing: Pixinsight

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NGC1491 - Bright Nebula in Perseus, 



    
        

            Derryk