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Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula
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Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula

Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula
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Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Vixen VSD 100
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STF-8300M
Mounts
Paramount MX
Filters
Baader L · Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm · B · G · R

Acquisition details

Frames:
B: 15×180(45′)
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 15×600(2h 30′)
Baader L: 25×180(1h 15′)
G: 15×180(45′)
R: 15×180(45′)
Integration:
6h

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4212045

RA center: 06h40m11s.5

DEC center: +09°5208

Pixel scale: 3.735 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 203.540 degrees

Field radius: 2.179 degrees

Resolution: 2532x3352

File size: 5.8 MB

Data source: Traveller

Description

Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3

Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Camera: SBIG STF8300M

Filters: Baader HaLRGB

Guider: SBIG Sti on 60mm guidescope

Exposure: Ha: 15x600s L:25X180s RGB:15x180s each

Binning: All 1x1

Calibration: Flats, Dark, Bias

CCD Sensor Temp: -25c

Dithering: YES

Software: TheSkyX, PixInsight, Photoshop

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Christmas tree cluster and Cone nebula, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath