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Alnitak Neighbors, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
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Alnitak Neighbors

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Alnitak Neighbors, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
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Alnitak Neighbors

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 152 mm Comet Hunter Newt-Mak
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5
Mounts
iOptron IEQ45
Filters
Lumicon CLS/UHC
Accessories
Nylon fish line for diffraction spikes
Software
PixInsight · Deep Sky Stacker · Nebulosity 4 · Open PHD Phd2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade 50 mm Finder
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY-5LIIM

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 4, 2016
Frames:
22x300" (1h 50')
Integration:
1h 50'
Avg. Moon age:
4.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
21.82%

RA center: 05h39m27s.49

DEC center: -01°5246.1

Pixel scale: 1.844 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -150.843 degrees

Field radius: 0.924 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5124x3390

Locations: Home Back Yard, Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This shot was a test of a Lumicon CLS skyglow filter. Unlike most filters of this type, this one actually worked. Most of the orange-green glow of our urban skies was removed and the remaining picture required only slight changes to get the colors right.

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Alnitak Neighbors, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle