November 2015

NGC 7635 Region, The Bubble in Narrowband

NGC 7635 REGION, THE BUBBLE IN NARROWBAND

NGC 7635 REGION, THE BUBBLE IN NARROWBAND

NGC 7635, also called the Bubble Nebula, Sharpless 162, or Caldwell 11, is a H II region emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia.
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: EQ
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel

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The California Nebula in Ha

The California Nebula is an emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus. It is so named because it appears to resemble the outline of the US State of California

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: EQ
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm 8×1800 seconds
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel

The California Nebula in Ha

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NGC 7635, also called the Bubble in Cassiopeia!

NGC 7635, also called the BubbleFrom last night 10×1800 Ha NGC 7635, also called the Bubble Nebula, Sharpless 162, or Caldwell 11, is a H II region emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: EQ
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel

 

 

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The jumping Fish panorama.

This is a panoramic skyscape of the emission nebulae in Cassiopeia.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD , Takahashi TSA 102
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: PixInsight 1.8, Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop CS5, PHD, Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel
Resolution: 3491×897
Dates: Nov. 14, 2015
Frames: 140×1800″
Integration: 70.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 2.12 days
Avg. Moon phase: 4.98%
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spaine emission nebulae in Cassiopeia.

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The Soul Nebula

The Soul Nebula The Soul Nebula is an emission nebulae in Cassiopeia. Several small open clusters are embedded in the nebula: CR 34, 632, and 634[citation needed] (in the head) and IC1848 (in the body). The object is more commonly called by the cluster designation IC1848.
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: PixInsight 1.8, Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop CS5, PHD, Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel
Resolution: 3283×2482
Dates: Nov. 3, 2015, Nov. 5, 2015, Nov. 9, 2015
Frames:
Baader Ha 8.5nm: 15×1800″
Baader O III 8.5nm: 30×1800″
Baader SII 8.5nm: 13×1800″
Integration: 29.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 24.06 days
Avg. Moon phase: 32.70%
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

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Cave Nebula in Narrowband

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: PixInsight 1.8, Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop CS5, PHD, Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel
Resolution: 3283×2482
Dates: Nov. 3, 2015, Nov. 5, 2015, Nov. 9, 2015
Frames:
Baader Ha 8.5nm: 15×1800″
Baader O III 8.5nm: 30×1800″
Baader SII 8.5nm: 13×1800″
Integration: 29.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 24.06 days
Avg. Moon phase: 32.70%
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

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Cepheus

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Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky. It is named after Cepheus, King of Aethiopia in Greek mythology. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Alpha Cephei with an apparent magnitude of 3.5. Delta Cephei is the prototype of an important class of star known as a Cepheid variable. RW Cephei, an orange hypergiant, together with the red supergiants Mu Cephei, VV Cephei and V354 Cephei are among the largest stars known. In addition, Cepheus also has the hyperluminous quasar S5 0014+81, hosting an ultramassive black hole in its core at 40 billion solar masses, about 10,000 times more massive than the central black hole of the Milky Way, making it the most massive black hole known in the universe.

The Cave Nebula is located in the constellation Cepheus. Visually it is a difficult object, but with adequate exposure, makes a striking image. The nebula gets its name Cave Nebula from the dark lane at the eastern side abutting the brightest curve of emission nebulosity which gives the appearance of a deep cave when seen through a telescope visually.

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