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Technical card

Resolution: 3126x2352

Astrometry.net job: 194303

Description

This is my first attempt at rendering a Hubble Space Telescope (HST) palette image using narrowband data acquired with our ASI683 CCD and Astrodon 5nm narrowband filters.

Data acquired in our driveway in Johannesburg, South Africa, Ha was shot during a nearly full moon, OIII and SII were shot with no moon.

Image details:

Ha
17x 10 minutes
170 minutes

OIII
10x 10 minutes
100 minutes

SII
10x 10 minutes
100 minutes

Calibrated / reduced with bias, dark, and flat frames

Equipment details:

Officina Stellare Hiper APO 105
QSI683ws8 CCD
Astrodon Series 2 5nm narrowband filters (Ha / OIII / SII)
Officina Stellare 0.75 focal reducer/field flattener
Celestron AdvancedVX and CGEM DX mounts
50mm finder/guider
Orion SSAG

Software:

Acquisition and focusing with Sequence Generator Lite
Guiding with PhD
Reduction, integration and post-processing with PixInsight

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Author

Cory Schmitz
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NGC 3372, Carina Nebula, narrowband HST palette, Cory Schmitz