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Core of the Soul in [H]S-ShO-O, 





    
        

            Kevin Morefield
Core of the Soul in [H]S-ShO-O

Core of the Soul in [H]S-ShO-O

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Imaging camera:SBIG STX 16803

Mount:Paramount ME II

Guiding telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY174

Software:Adobe Photoship CCCCDWare CCDAutoPilot 5CCDWare CCDStack 2

Filters:Astrodon OIII 3 nmAstrodon Ha 5 nmAstrodon SII 3 nm

Resolution: 4089x4089

Dates:Oct. 19, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5 nm: 37x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 30x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3 nm: 32x1200" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 33.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 9.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.85%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Astrometry.net job: 2328263

RA center: 44.256 degrees

DEC center: 60.543 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.959 degrees

Field radius: 0.585 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

Not sure I can call this a SHO palette so I put that odd designation in the title. By [H]S-ShO-O I mean the Luminance is all Ha, the Red is SII, the Green is a mix of 47.5% SII + 5% Ha + 47.5% OIII, and the Blue is OIII.

I liked how the SII/OIII bi-color looked but I wanted to get the additional color and structure separation of having all three channels represented in color. So I added just a touch of Ha. Is this how you would do it? What would your method be? Still learning here...

99 20 minute subs, total of 33 hours.

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Color balance shift. Didn't look the same once I uploaded to Astrobin.

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Core of the Soul in [H]S-ShO-O, 





    
        

            Kevin Morefield

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