NGC1579 - The "Northern Trifid" in Perseus

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Fall-Winter, 2016-2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

HaRGB Combination
Data
Altitude at culmination 81
Minimum airmass Value (sec z) 1.0
Taking Camera SBIG STL-11002XM Nova Scotia fall,winter 2016-2017, ~mag 6.4 skies - sensor@-20C
Imaging OTA AG Optics iDK 14.5"
Equivalent focal length and ratio 2465mm f/6.7
Mount Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Guiding PHD2/ONAG-XM/Lodestar X2
HaRGB Total Integration Time 36hrs 50mins Ha 32X30min, R42x10 min, G-41x10 min, B42x10 min-Astrodon 5nm Ha and Gen 2 I series Filters. Binned 1X1
Acquisition Main Sequence Software-Sequence Generator Pro
Calibration and Stacking Darks, Flats and Bias - Stacked and calibrated with PixInsight
Processed PixInsight and Bob Franke's CCDBand-Aid

 

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