Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Abell 61, 


Abell 61
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Abell 61

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS 128

Imaging cameras: Atik ONE 6.0

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Standard

Guiding cameras: Unguided

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP

Filters: B  ·  R  ·  Baader Planetarium L  ·  Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium G

Accessory: FLI Atlas focuser

Dates:June 27, 2020

B: 12x300"
Baader Planetarium G: 12x300"
Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm: 18x1200"
Baader Planetarium L: 20x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5 nm: 18x1200" bin 1x1
R: 12x300"

Integration: 16.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.41%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 21.67

Temperature: 15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3654083

RA center: 19h 19' 13"

DEC center: +46° 15' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.900 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.646 degrees

Field radius: 0.309 degrees

Resolution: 2004x1446

Locations: Backyard observatory, Brok, Mazovian District, Poland

Data source: Backyard


The goal I set when working on this image was to show the internal structures of the nebula that are clearly visible in the Ha band.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Abell 61,