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Arcturus processed

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Nexstar 4SE

Imaging camera: Nikon D3100

Mount: Celestron Nexstar 4/5 SE computerized mount

Guiding telescope or lens: Celestron Nexstar 4SE

Guiding camera: Nikon D3100

Software: PixInsight 1.8Apple Aperture

Resolution: 3200x1600

Dates: June 9, 2015

Frames: 32x1" ISO3200

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.86%

Temperature: 17.00 job: 661072

Locations: Backyard, Oakland, CA, United States


This is a shot of Arcturus; it was integrated from 16 one-second exposures. After aligning them in PixInsight, I ran them through the image integration, then performed an HDR composition from two of the originals with the best colour and the integrated image.



Kyle Isom


Arcturus processed, Kyle Isom