Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7380
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Wizard Nebula, 3nm Narrowband, A Work In Progress, 



    
        

            Salvatore Giambruno
Wizard Nebula, 3nm Narrowband, A Work In Progress
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Wizard Nebula, 3nm Narrowband, A Work In Progress

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML 16200

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: CCDWare CCD Autopilot  ·  TheSkyX Pro  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Astrodon 3nm Ha

Accessory: Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Finger Lake Instruments CFW-2-7


Frames: 43x1200"

Integration: 14.3 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1717928

RA center: 22h 47' 18"

DEC center: +58° 2' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.173 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.941 degrees

Field radius: 0.463 degrees


Resolution: 1777x2220

Locations: Home Observatory, Southern California, California, United States

Description

3nm narrowband filters cut out a lot of light. This image represents over 14 hours of 3nm Ha data collection. I expect OIII and SII channels will require much more time than this.

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Salvatore Giambruno
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Description: A few more hours of data and smarter noise -reduction . . . Total data: 59x1200s

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Description: The original 20 Hours of Ha + 8-1/2 hours of SII. I finally get to play with color!

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Description: 3nm, 1200s Ha 41 SII 79 OIII 31

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Description: 40x1200 Ha 70x1200 SII 70x1200 OIII

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Wizard Nebula, 3nm Narrowband, A Work In Progress, 



    
        

            Salvatore Giambruno