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NGC 1491 in Perseus


NGC 1491 (also designated SH2-206 and LBN 704) is a bright emission nebula and HII region, located on the edge of a vast cloud region of neutral gas, about 10,700 light-years away in the Perseus arm of our Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Perseus.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT8
Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300M
Mounts: Losmandy G11
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT8
Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera
Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium RCC
Software: Maxim DL, photoshop
Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm, Baader Planetarium 7nm H-Alpha
Accessories: Celestron Radial Guider
Dates: Oct. 8, 2013, Oct. 11, 2013
Baader Planetarium 7nm H-Alpha: 38×900″ bin 1×1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm: 20×900″ bin 2×2
Integration: 14.5 hours

Author: Jacek Bobowik
AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI 28 June 2014

NGC 1491 in Perseus

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT6RC, Orion ED80T CF
Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+
Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA Mini Guide Scope
Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG
Focal reducers: Televue .8 Reduce/flattener for TV-85
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4, DeepSkyStacker, Nebulosity, Registar
Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm, Orion SII
Accessories: Orion Dewzapper
Dates: Dec. 1, 2011, Oct. 9, 2013
Orion HAlpha 7nm: 21×900″ -20C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 9×1200″ -20C bin 1×1
Orion SII: 9×1200″ -20C bin 1×1
Integration: 11.2 hours
Flats: ~20

@ Warren Spreng

AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI

15 December 2013
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