Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  12.14  ·  125 Tau  ·  26 Aur  ·  87 Sylvia  ·  Sh2-240  ·  The star 125Tau  ·  The star 26Aur
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Simeis 147 / sh2-240 / Spaghetti Nebula (HaO3RGB), 



    
        

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Simeis 147 / sh2-240 / Spaghetti Nebula (HaO3RGB)

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Simeis 147 / sh2-240 / Spaghetti Nebula (HaO3RGB), 



    
        

            Nico Carver
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Simeis 147 / sh2-240 / Spaghetti Nebula (HaO3RGB)

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon 200 mm f/2.8 L II USM
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha · Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII
Accessories
Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR
Software
Photoshop CS6 · PHD2 Guiding · Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro · Pixinsight 1.8 · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD 5L-II M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 2, 2018 ·  Feb. 6, 2018 ·  Feb. 9, 2018 ·  Feb. 12, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (30') (gain: 75.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (30') (gain: 75.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (30') (gain: 75.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 36x600" (6h) (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 68x300" (5h 40') (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 33x600" (5h 30') (gain: 200.00) -25°C bin 1x1
Integration:
18h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
22.06 days
Avg. Moon phase:
49.86%

RA center: 05h41m00s.96

DEC center: +27°5808.3

Pixel scale: 3.343 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.589 degrees

Field radius: 3.145 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5400x4088

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Very challenging and also very fun object to try with a wide field setup like mine. It was all shot from my light polluted backyard in Newark, DE. Tone mapped following J-P Metsavainio's procedure. The OIII signal was stronger than I thought, but tricky to incorporate. I welcome C&C!

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