Imaging telescope or lens: StellarVue SV70T
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8
Mount: Skywatcher NEQ 6 PRO
Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Off Axis Guider
Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25 3nm, Astrodon S2 3nm, Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Red filter, Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Green 50mm Green Filter, Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue 36mm Blue Filter, Astrodon O-III 3nm
Accessory: Kendrick Standard Dual Channel Controller
Dates: Nov. 27, 2016
Integration: 23.5 hours
Avg. Moon age: 27.29 days
Avg. Moon phase: 5.58%
Astrometry.net job: 1654476
Locations: Nhill Dark sky site, Nhill, Victoria, Australia; Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
This is a complete reprocess of data gathered last year.
In my previous versionI was going for drama and artistic licence, but this time I'm trying to be more subtle, and to let the object appear more"natural", although it's a narrowband image.
With the words of Martin Pugh and Strongman Mike ringing in my ears - "Respect the data" and "It needs to look like an astronomical object", I have attempted to rendered a more pleasing image.
20 hrs of N2, S2 & O3 - 30min subs and 15x1min RGB for the stars.
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