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MWP1 "Methusalah Nebula", ALV1 2009 - Planetary Nebulae in Cygnus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ONTC-Carbon-Newton 800mm/4

Imaging cameras: ASI1600mm Pro

Mounts: EQ6-R

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ONTC-Carbon-Newton 800mm/4

Guiding cameras: zwo ASI 290mini

Software: RegiStar  ·  Fitswork  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2  ·  Starnet++  ·  ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Accessory: GPU Coma Corrector

Dates:Sept. 14, 2020Sept. 15, 2020

Astrodon OIII 5nm: 24x600" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 2x2
Baader Ha 2" 3,5nm: 22x600" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 2x2
RGB: 6x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C

Integration: 8.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.68%

Mean SQM: 20.30

Basic astrometry details job: 3853013

RA center: 21h 15' 55"

DEC center: +34° 6' 18"

Pixel scale: 1.944 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.913 degrees

Field radius: 0.787 degrees

Resolution: 2324x1757

Locations: My Garden, Heidenheim, Germany

Data source: Backyard


MWP1= Motch-Werner-Pakull =PK 080-10.1 and
ALV1 = PN G79.8-10.2 discovered by the Portuguese Alves in 2009
Both PN are extremely faint!



Rolf Dietrich

Sky plot

Sky plot


MWP1 "Methusalah Nebula", ALV1 2009 - Planetary Nebulae in Cygnus, 


            Rolf Dietrich