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Westerhout 5 (Sharpless 2-199, LBN 667) - The Soul Nebula

Started by The Thing, Oct 11, 2023, 09:37:46

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The Thing

Part of that old favourite in Cassiopeia which I don't believe I've ever attempted. IC 1871 which I've got in the filename is the big black splodge (technical term) just left of bottom centre.

Wikipedia entry

191 x 120s = 6h 22m, Gain 1601 (Unity), Offset 30, Temp 0c

Telescope aperture and focal ratio:   TS1506UNC 600mm f4 Newtonian - 3d Mirror Cell
Camera and filters used:   QHY294PROC OSC, Svbony UVIR
Processing applied:   Pixinsight, Affinity Photo 2.2

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