Blue Ghost, Red Acorn


Paul C Swift

Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

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

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