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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula, IC 1311, NGC 6888, NGC 6910, The star 34Cyg, The star 40Cyg, The star Sadr (γCyg)
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IC1318 - The blazing butterfly !, 


IC1318 - The blazing butterfly !
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IC1318 - The blazing butterfly !

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm 1:2,8 L II USM

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Stellardrive

Software: Topaz Labs Topaz DeNoise 2.0.0  ·  PHOTOSHOP CS5  ·  SGPro  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: ZWO S-II 7nm  ·  ZWO O-III 7nm  ·  ZWO HAlpha 7nm

Accessory: ZWO 8 Position EFW

Dates:July 24, 2019

ZWO HAlpha 7nm: 60x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO O-III 7nm: 125x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO S-II 7nm: 75x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 4008692

RA center: 20h 20' 12"

DEC center: +39° 47' 52"

Pixel scale: 4.041 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.956 degrees

Field radius: 3.107 degrees

Resolution: 4450x3292

Data source: Backyard


Escaping from Sadr influence the blazing butterfly illuminates the sky!
Ok no science here but a redux of 2019 data :)
Insanely hard streched data to do the trick and I also chose a warm deep color palette. O3 was a hell as usual despite 250mins...some many LP chunk goes through.

Pre-proc APP
Proc: Pix, PS and a denoise try with Topaz (used lightly for denoise and not sharpening - made my best to avoid the dreaded checkerboard pattern)

That was fun!



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