The Squid and the Flying Bat, by Paul C. Swift
A mysterious, squid-like apparition cataloged as Ou4 (OIII to blue), and Sh2-129 also known as the Flying Bat Nebula (Ha to red) located in the constellation Cepheus.
Imaging telescope: Vixen VSD 100 f/3
Imaging camera: 9.2mp Sony SX814
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen VSD 100 f/3
Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm, Chroma Ha 3nm and Chroma SII 3nm
Dates: Nov. 3, 2016
Frames: 44×1800″ at F3
Integration: 42.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days
Avg. Moon phase: 3.67%
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain
About the photographer
Paul C. Swift
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