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Contains:  1 Cas, 10 nu. Cep, 12 Cep, 13 Cep, 14 Cep, 15 Cep, 17 ksi Cep, 18 Cep, 19 Cep, 2 Cas, 20 Cep, 21 zet Cep, 22 lam Cep, 23 eps Cep, 25 Cep, 26 Cep, 27 del Cep, 3 bet Lac, 30 Cep, 32 iot Cep, 4 Cas, 5 alf Cep, 6 Cep, 7 Cep, 7 alf Lac, 8 bet Cep, 9 Cep, 9 Lac, Alderamin, Alfirk, Alkurhah, B151, B152, B153, B154, B157, B160, B161, B162, B163, B165, B166, B167, B169, B170, B171, B173, B174, B354, B357, B359, B360, B364, B365, B366, B367, B368, B369, B370, Bubble nebula, Cepheus, Erakis, IC 1396, IC1396, IC1434, IC1442, IC1470, IC5217, M52, NGC 7380, NGC7076, NGC7127, NGC7128, NGC7129, NGC7133, NGC7139, NGC7142, NGC7160, NGC7226, NGC7235, NGC7245, NGC7261, NGC7281, NGC7296, NGC7354, NGC7380, NGC7419, NGC7423, NGC7429, NGC7510, NGC7538, NGC7635, PK095+07.1, PK096+01.1, PK096+02.1, PK097+03.1, PK098+02.1, PK098+04.1, PK100+04.1, PK102-02.1, PK102-05.1, PK103+00.1, PK103+00.2, PK104+00.1, PK104-01.1, PK104-01.2, PK105+00.1, PK106-04.1, PK107+07.1, PK107-00.1, PK107-02.1, PK107-02.2, PK108+00.1, PK110+01.1, PK110-00.1, PK110-01.1, PK111+06.1, PK112+03.1, PK112-00.1, Part of the constellation Cepheus (Cep), Part of the constellation Lacerta (Lac), RW Cep, Sh2-127, Sh2-128, Sh2-129, Sh2-132, Sh2-133, Sh2-135, Sh2-137, Sh2-138, Sh2-139, Sh2-140, Sh2-141, Sh2-142, Sh2-143, Sh2-144, Sh2-145, Sh2-146, Sh2-147, Sh2-149, Sh2-150, Sh2-151, Sh2-152, Sh2-153, Sh2-154, Sh2-155, Sh2-156, Sh2-157, Sh2-159, Sh2-160, Sh2-161, Sh2-162, Sh2-163, Sh2-165, The star Alderamin (αCep), The star Alfirk (βCep), The star Garnet Star (μCep), The star αLac, The star δCep, The star εCep, The star ζCep, The star ιCep, The star νCep, The star ξCep, VV Cep, VdB140, VdB141, VdB142, VdB143, VdB144, VdB146, VdB148, VdB153, VdB154, VdB155, mu. Cep
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Cepheus- Flying Bat to Lobster Claw, 



    
        

            Nico Carver
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Cepheus- Flying Bat to Lobster Claw

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:Sigma 105 mm f1.4 ART

Imaging cameras:Nikon D800 Mod

Mounts:iOptron SmartEQ Pro+

Software:Photoshop CS6Pixinsight 1.8


Dates:Sept. 4, 2019

Frames: 260x30" bin 0x0

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.64%


Astrometry.net job: 2917002

RA center: 22h 9' 0"

DEC center: +60° 13' 12"

Pixel scale: 21.596 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 116.846 degrees

Field radius: 11.853 degrees


Resolution: 2800x2818

Data source: Traveller

Description

Rented the Sigma Art 105mm f/1.4 from lenstrentals.com. Tried it out with my new modded Nikon D800 while traveling.

Shot over 3 nights in rural Northern Wisconsin. I was often fighting thin clouds and dew, but nice dark skies. Average SQM was 20.75. I shot this all at f/2.0, ISO800. I used the intervalometer built-in to the camera, which I think is limited to 30s exposures.

This is sort of accidentally a 2-panel mosaic, but there is a lot of overlap. It was a happy accident because I like the framing in the end. Tried to get guiding working again on the SmartEQ Pro+, but with the thin clouds it was a losing battle, kept losing the guide star. Ended up going unguided and just blinking the subs to find the good ones.

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Nico Carver
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Cepheus- Flying Bat to Lobster Claw, 



    
        

            Nico Carver