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M101 Deep Sky West (DSW) in LRGB with H-alpha, 



    
        

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M101 Deep Sky West (DSW) in LRGB with H-alpha

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M101 Deep Sky West (DSW) in LRGB with H-alpha, 



    
        

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M101 Deep Sky West (DSW) in LRGB with H-alpha

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG

Software: photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  Annie's Astro Actions Version 7.0

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon 3nm HA 31mm

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar


Dates:April 16, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 16x1800" (8h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x900" (6h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1

Integration: 24h

Avg. Moon age: 9.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.77%


Astrometry.net job: 1041922

RA center: 14h 3' 12"

DEC center: +54° 21' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.868 degrees

Field radius: 1.196 degrees


Resolution: 3281x2453

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

Tried a new method for adding in the H-alpha. I was not happy with the scripts so I read about adding it into the Red channel before integrating the RGB image. Then that went into the LRGB image with the AIP LRGB script.

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M101 Deep Sky West (DSW) in LRGB with H-alpha, 



    
        

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