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Herschel's Garnet Star - Mu Cephei, 



    
        

            Thomas Richter
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Herschel's Garnet Star - Mu Cephei

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics 6" f/4 UNC Newtonian Telescope - Carbon

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183 MM PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics 6" f/4 UNC Newtonian Telescope - Carbon

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina Alccd5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Aplanatic Koma Korrector 4-element

Software: PhotoShop CS5  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  FitsWork 4  ·  DeepSky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4  ·  CCDCiel

Filters: Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  TSOptics TS Off Axis Guider - 9mm


Dates:July 29, 2020Aug. 5, 2020

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 30x60" (gain: 53.00) -20C
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 30x60" (gain: 53.00) -20C
Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm: 31x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 30x60" (gain: 53.00) -20C

Integration: 4.1 hours

Darks: ~31

Flats: ~31

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 13.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.07%


Astrometry.net job: 3731551

RA center: 21h 43' 24"

DEC center: +58° 46' 43"

Pixel scale: 0.818 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.576 degrees

Field radius: 0.723 degrees


Resolution: 5331x3477

Locations: Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Garnet Star is one of my favorite stars, with the deep orange colour. You can also see the small Planetary Nebula PK100 + 04.1.

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Herschel's Garnet Star - Mu Cephei, 



    
        

            Thomas Richter