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Sh2-132 in HST palette

Technical card

Resolution: 2312x2360

Dates:Oct. 27, 2016

Astrodon 5nm Ha: 16x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 9x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm SII: 9x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 11.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.29% job: 2034851

RA center: 334.785 degrees

DEC center: 56.085 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.475 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 184.384 degrees

Field radius: 0.677 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom


I've had fun processing this image, especially as I am using only my lefty hand to control the mouse on my mac whilst using PI as my dominant right hand is throbbing in its plaster cast after fracturing my wrist. A friend helped make a couple of adjustments to my reducer - thanks Mohamed - and gave me encouragement when I have felt down in the dumps from my stupid slip in the garden. The fascinating 'beam' of OIII made us both think of a cosmic torchlight searching in the darkness.

Revision B: crop



Barry Wilson
License: None (All rights reserved)



Re-worked using a PixInsight tone mapping technique I've been practising and then cropped.


Reduced the green by 60%

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sh2-132 in HST palette, 


            Barry Wilson

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