Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1454
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IC1454 - Abell 81 UHC-RGB, 



    
        

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IC1454 - Abell 81 UHC-RGB

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IC1454 - Abell 81 UHC-RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Intes Micro MK 809

Imaging cameras: starlight xpress SXV-H9

Mounts: Gemini Telescope Design G-41

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Custom Build LZOS 80 mm

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-Autoguider

Focal reducers: Intes 0.75x

Software: Photoshop  ·  Christian Buil Iris 5.59

Filters: Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Lumicon UHC 1.25"

Accessory: True Tech 7-positions 1.25" Manual Filter Wheel


Dates:Sept. 20, 2009Sept. 23, 2009Sept. 26, 2009

Frames:
Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc: 6x300" (30') bin 2x2
Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc: 62x60" (1h 2') bin 2x2
Lumicon UHC 1.25": 21x300" (1h 45') bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 17'

Avg. Moon age: 4.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4021516

RA center: 22h 42' 23"

DEC center: +80° 26' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.756 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.528 degrees

Field radius: 0.152 degrees


Resolution: 1100x940

Locations: Previous Home, Volpiano, Piedmont, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC1454 (a.k.a. Abell 81) resembles to my eye a ring of galactic smoke. You are just left wondering where the cigar is. Little known fact is that it is the second most northernly PN known to us, being beaten to the record by IC3568.

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IC1454 - Abell 81 UHC-RGB, 



    
        

            andrea tasselli