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Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
Horsehead and Flame
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Horsehead and Flame

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
Horsehead and Flame
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Horsehead and Flame

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Software: PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrnomik 6nm HA  ·  Astrodon LRGB


Frames:
Astrnomik 6nm HA: 51x300" (4h 15') ISO200 (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB: 93x180" (4h 39') ISO139 (gain: 21.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 54'

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1452749

RA center: 5h 40' 37"

DEC center: -2° 16' 4"

Pixel scale: 6.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.294 degrees

Field radius: 1.432 degrees


Resolution: 1341x894

Description

Revision A - Original

Revision B - More noise reduction and some large scale sharpening

Here is my version of the Horsehead and Flame region.

It is an HaRGB image with a Luminance made up of a combination of all four channels.

Processed in PI and Photoshop.

As always C&C is welcomed. Thanks for looking.

Comments

Revisions

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    Original
  • Final
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    B

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Horsehead and Flame , 



    
        

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ZWO ASI1600MM/QHY163M