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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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Crescent Nebula on 105mm APO, 





    
        

            Andrew Burwell
Crescent Nebula on 105mm APO

Crescent Nebula on 105mm APO

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Explore Scientific ED102 CF APO

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool

Mount:Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescope or lens:Stellarvue F050G

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFFR102-2

Software:PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filter:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Resolution: 4656x3520

Dates:May 24, 2017

Frames: 83x180"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.70%

Astrometry.net job: 1590785

RA center: 303.059 degrees

DEC center: 38.432 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.377 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.553 degrees

Field radius: 1.116 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Pearland, Texas, United States

Description

First attempt shooting with an IDAS LPS P2 filter. The P2 seems to work great with the ASI1600MC, as I've applied no color correction to the image.

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Stretched a little further. Might do one more after this with some new processing techniques.

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New processing technique to de-noise plus sharpen.

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Crescent Nebula on 105mm APO, 





    
        

            Andrew Burwell