Shark Nebula in Cepheus



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Date: 9 and 29 August 2016
Location: High Halden, Kent
Exposure: 580 x 30sec at ISO 10000 (Nearly 5 hours of total exposure)
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount
Camera: H-alpha modified Sony A7S
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV cut filter
Processing: Stacked in PixInsight and stretched with Arcsinh Stretch
Comments: Both nights had an SQM reading of 20.8