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The Jellyfish in an ocean of gas, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne
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The Jellyfish in an ocean of gas

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The Jellyfish in an ocean of gas, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne
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The Jellyfish in an ocean of gas

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics Riccardi-Honders 305mm

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX-16803

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1600 with encoders

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon 5nm OIII  ·  Astrodon 5nm SII  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter


Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 17x1200" (5h 40')
Astrodon 5nm OIII: 17x1200" (5h 40')
Astrodon 5nm SII: 18x1200" (6h)

Integration: 17h 20'


Astrometry.net job: 2061216

RA center: 6h 17' 39"

DEC center: +22° 43' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.360 degrees

Field radius: 1.272 degrees


Resolution: 3750x4050

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

This one was fun as always. I tried to bring out the Oiii the best I could in this image, but it was just so darn sparse in the nebula that it made it difficult to make the blue really pop. Now I see why my friend Andrew was having issue with it! Regardless it was still fun and I even attempted to go with a minimalistic noise reduction approach to see how it would turn out. It's a bit noisier than I am used to and I don't think I will skip NR so much again, but it was still fun to experiment.

Thanks for looking!

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The Jellyfish in an ocean of gas, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne