Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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), 



    
        

            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

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII

Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR


Dates:Feb. 2, 2018Feb. 6, 2018Feb. 9, 2018Feb. 12, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 40x45" (gain: 75.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 36x600" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 68x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 33x600" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.86%


Astrometry.net job: 1935805

RA center: 5h 41' 0"

DEC center: +27° 58' 8"

Pixel scale: 3.343 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.589 degrees

Field radius: 3.145 degrees


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



    
        

            Nico Carver