Coathanger

1 month 2 weeks ago #109338 by richardsweeney
Coathanger was created by richardsweeney
I had two clear nights over the weekend and with the moon about my best bet was a cluster. I'm still tweaking things on the Epsilon and i don't quite have it singing yet. I may have some tilt on the sensor.
Anyway i'm quite pleased with how this turned out with an 85% moon.
3 hrs in 180 second subs
Epsilon 130, Asi2600mc mounted on an AzEq6.
Processed in Astro Pixel Processor, Pixinsight and Photoshop

Richard.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #109340 by Until_then-Goodnight!
Replied by Until_then-Goodnight! on topic Coathanger
Very nice photo of this intriguing asterism... Lovely colours in it Richard.... Well done!

Clear skies, 

Darren. 
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1 month 2 weeks ago #109342 by flt158
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Hello, Richard.
Yes. We all love the Coathanger (Cr. 399) which sits in Vulpecula the Fox.
What impresses me most are your colours.
We can see those bottom 2 stars are a delightful orange.
Their spectral classes are K0 and K5.
I also greatly admire the additional open cluster NGC 6802 which is to the left of the star 7 Vulpeculae.
I have never observed it as I need a dark sky to see it.

Clear skies,

Aubrey.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #109344 by richardsweeney
Replied by richardsweeney on topic Coathanger

Until_then-Goodnight! wrote: Very nice photo of this intriguing asterism... Lovely colours in it Richard.... Well done!

Clear skies, 

Darren. 


Thanks Darren.
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1 month 2 weeks ago #109345 by richardsweeney
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flt158 wrote: Hello, Richard.
Yes. We all love the Coathanger (Cr. 399) which sits in Vulpecula the Fox.
What impresses me most are your colours.
We can see those bottom 2 stars are a delightful orange.
Their spectral classes are K0 and K5.
I also greatly admire the additional open cluster NGC 6802 which is to the left of the star 7 Vulpeculae.
I have never observed it as I need a dark sky to see it.

Clear skies,

Aubrey.


Thanks Aubrey, and thanks for the info. I think the new camera produces some lovely colour, looking forward to the longer nights to give it a good run. 
How dark is the sky from your location?

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1 month 2 weeks ago #109347 by flt158
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I'm sorry to say I live in a Bortle 9 location, Richard.
I'm in south Dublin.
Best regards,

Aubrey.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #109348 by richardsweeney
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flt158 wrote: I'm sorry to say I live in a Bortle 9 location, Richard.
I'm in south Dublin.
Best regards,

Aubrey.


Oh that's tough going. I'm incredibly lucky to live in East Cork, with Bortle 4 sky. I do have major issues in certain directions with public lighting as i'm in a housing estate. The neighbors often leave their lights on too but i can't complain given the wonderful conditions i have to the East and straight above.
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