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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2359
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Thor's Hamlet (NGC 2359), 


            Miles Zhou
Thor's Hamlet (NGC 2359)
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Thor's Hamlet (NGC 2359)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK 700mm CDK 700

Dates:March 3, 2016

Frames: 19x180"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.86%

Basic astrometry details job: 988230

RA center: 7h 18' 37"

DEC center: -13° 13' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.546 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.139 degrees

Field radius: 0.214 degrees

Resolution: 2348x1565

Locations: iTelescope - SSO, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia


Thor's Hamlet, coded NGC 2359, taken with CDK 700mm hosted by, with one hour of total integration time, processed by PixInsight.

It seems that there're much more stars in red channel than in other channels. Most of the stars appear red when the nebula appears in right color. I tried to use PixMath to fix it, but in vain. The image was obtained by a kind of cheating: I output two images, one with right color for the stars, and the other with the nebula. Then, I use Photoshop to select correct parts through lightness (by lightening mix mode).



Miles Zhou
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Thor's Hamlet (NGC 2359), 


            Miles Zhou