Wispy Walls (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)

Wispy Walls – CDK14 – (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)

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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses : Planewave CDK14 (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)
Imaging Cameras : QHYCCD QHY600PH M
Mounts : Astro-Physics 1100GTO
Filters : Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass · Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass · Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass
Accessories : Optec Gemini Rotating Focuser · Planewave Reducer 0.66x CDK12.5-14-17
Software : Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Cameras : ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates : July 3, 2022
Frames : Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass: 33×600″(5h 30′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass: 30×600″(5h) (gain: 56.00)
Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass: 24×600″(4h) (gain: 56.00)
Integration : 14h 30′
Avg. Moon age : 3.96 days
Avg. Moon phase : 16.73%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale : 6.00

Description

The Wispy Walls of Cygnus captured with the CDK14 at f/4.7.

The combination of aperture, fast focal ratio, very narrow bandpass and the very low noise QHY600M meant a decent amount of data could be captured despite not having astronomically dark skies with Bortle 6 light pollution.

The image was down sampled to reduce the image size showing the “big picture”.

A high resolution version of the central region will be posted shortly.

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