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The Spider and the Fly - IC 417 and NGC 1931, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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The Spider and the Fly - IC 417 and NGC 1931

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The Spider and the Fly - IC 417 and NGC 1931, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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The Spider and the Fly - IC 417 and NGC 1931

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 1100 HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 1100 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Triad Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband Filter Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband Filter

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:Feb. 20, 2021Feb. 21, 2021

Frames:Triad Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband Filter Ultra Quad-Band Narrowband Filter: 98x180" (4h 54') (gain: 210.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 54'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 8.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4266284

RA center: 5h 29' 44"

DEC center: +34° 21' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.598 degrees

Field radius: 0.569 degrees


Resolution: 5852x3771

Locations: Home, The Colony, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is not the image I'd hoped for--a very bright moon was very close by when shooting this. But considering the challenges we faced, it will do.

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The Spider and the Fly - IC 417 and NGC 1931, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge