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SH2-132, 





    
        

            Theodore Arampatz...
SH2-132

Technical card

Resolution: 1056x594

Dates:Oct. 6, 2012

Frames: 46x600"

Integration: 7.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.91%

Astrometry.net job: 412979

RA center: 334.787 degrees

DEC center: 56.089 degrees

Orientation: 92.564 degrees

Field radius: 0.628 degrees

Locations: Via Lactea Observatory, Paramithia, Epirus, Greece

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh 2-132 is a faint emission nebula in Cepheus and lies around 10,000 light-years away.
It is illuminated by two Wolf-Rayett stars and several OB stars.

Instruments and exposure data:
W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattener
FeatherTouch 3'' focuser
Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser
W.O ZS80 ED
SBIG ST10XME CFW9
Meade DSI
Filters:
Ha 5nm Astrodon
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro
Ha :46*10min bin1x1 (7 hours 40 min)

please open it in full resolution...and enjoy

for a HST palette version please see here: http://astrob.in/35012/C/

revision B : Animated presentation of successive processing steps.

clip 1 : the original Ha master frame deconvolved with LR in ccdstack

clip 2 : after Dynamic Background Extraction in pixinsight

clip 3 : after removing stars with Straton

clip 4 : high pass sharpening , local contrast tuning and noise reduction in photoshop

clip 5 : the final image with stars back, in their positions!!!!!

The gif file is quite big so please, be patient.

Thanks for your acceptance

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Theodore Arampatz...
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