Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2736  ·  Pencil Nebula
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Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) Chile CDK 17" Competition, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) Chile CDK 17" Competition

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Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) Chile CDK 17" Competition, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) Chile CDK 17" Competition

Technical card

RA center: 08h59m44s.414

DEC center: -46°0202.22

Pixel scale: 0.635 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.023 degrees

Field radius: 0.439 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 3305x3718

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

I've processed this really nice data for the Chile CDK 17" competition.

More info about the competition:

https://www.astrobin.com/forum/c/off-topic/anything-goes/processing-competition-to-win-time-on-the-chile-cdk-17/

Processing done in PixInsight:

- Ha + O combination(HOO) using pixel math(R: Ha, G: ((O*Ha)^~(O*Ha))*Ha + ~((O*Ha)^~(O*Ha))*O, B: O)

- Combined RGB with LRGBCombination + Ha + O in NBRGBCombination.

- Dynamic Crop

- Fast Rotation

- Dynamic Background Extraction division x 2

- Photometric Color Calibration

- Histogram Transformation

- TVG Denoise

- MMT

- Curves Transformation

- Star de-emphasize using Adam Block method

- Color Saturation (nebula ant stars with different masks) to my taste

- ICC Profile Transformation

- Signature

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Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) Chile CDK 17" Competition, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas