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Contains:  IC 1871, IC 1848
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Soul Nebula, 


Soul Nebula

Soul Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:SBIG STXL-11002/FW8

Mount:Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Guiding camera:SBIG STi

Software:TheSkyXPixinsight 1.8Adobe Photoshop CC

Filters:Ha 3nmAstrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-SeriesOIII 3nm

Accessory:Astrodon MMOAG

Resolution: 5128x3763

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 job: 1291566

RA center: 43.439 degrees

DEC center: 60.381 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.754 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.069 degrees

Field radius: 1.549 degrees

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,