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Soul Nebula, 


Soul Nebula
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Soul Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras:SBIG STXL-11002/FW8

Mounts:Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:FSQ-106ED

Guiding cameras:SBIG STi

Software:Pixinsight 1.8TheSkyXAdobe Photoshop CC

Filters:Ha 3nmOIII 3nmAstrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Accessory:Astrodon MMOAG

Ha 3nm: 28x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series: 30x600" bin 1x1
OIII 3nm: 24x1800" bin 1x1
SII 3nm: 22x1800" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 42.0 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1291566

RA center: 2h 53' 45"

DEC center: +60° 22' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.754 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.931 degrees

Field radius: 1.549 degrees

Resolution: 5128x3763

Locations: Home Observatory, San Jose, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


This is an image of mostly narrow band data with a little RGB thrown in for star color. I used the hubble pallet (SHO) and modified the final color generally along the recommendation used by Bob Franke.

SII - Red 22 x 1800 secs
Ha - Green 28 x 1800 secs
OIII - Blue 24 x 1800 secs
Red - 10 x 600 secs
Green - 10 x 600 secs
Blue - 10 x 600 secs



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Soul Nebula,