• The Spaghetti Nebula
  • Spaghetti Nebula
    Annotated image
  • Sh2-240 or Simeis 147 in Auriga and Taurus
  • Hover over the picture for an annotated version
  • Date:  5 February 2024
  • FOV:  Apporoximately 6° 54' × 4° 36'
  • Telescope:  Askar FRA300 pro (300mm f/5 Petzval)
  • Guiding:  ZWO ASI120MM mini mono guide camera,
  • SVBony SV165 Mini 40mm f/4 guide scope
  • Computer:  ASIair pro Raspberry Pi
  • Mount:  ZWO AM5 mount
  • Camera:  ZWO ASI5200MC Pro Cooled (-10°C) Color CMOS
  • Pixel size:  3.76 μm
  • Resolution:  2.597 arcsec/pixel
  • Frames:5 Feb 2467 × 240 seconds × 300 gain
  • Filter:  Optolong L-Ultimate 2" Light Pollution Dual Band Filter
  • Stacking:  Sixty-seven 240 second frames using Pixinsight
  • Calibration:  20 darks, 20 flats, and 20 dark flats
  • Total Time:  4 hours and 28 minutes
  • Processing:  Pixinsight – SPCC, DBE, SPCC, BlurXT, NoiseXT, HST, GHS, MStr,
  • PMath add MStr, GHS, HST, StarXT, Stars and Starless,
  • Stars Sat, Starless HDR8, PMath blend, Scale
  • Location:  Darling Hill Observatory near Vesper, NY