Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1579  ·  NGC1579  ·  Sh2-222
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NGC 1579 - The Northern Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 1579 - The Northern Trifid Nebula

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NGC 1579 - The Northern Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 1579 - The Northern Trifid Nebula

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

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:March 5, 2021

Frames: 35x120" (1h 10') (gain: 100.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 10'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~48

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 21.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 4307342

RA center: 4h 30' 22"

DEC center: +35° 17' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -128.966 degrees

Field radius: 0.413 degrees


Resolution: 4230x2766

Locations: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Not as much data as we’d like, but enough to convey some useful information—we hope.

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NGC 1579 - The Northern Trifid Nebula, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge