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Contains:  IC 1848, IC 1871
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IC1848 Embryo/Soul Nebula in H-alpha - RGB, 


IC1848 Embryo/Soul Nebula in H-alpha - RGB
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IC1848 Embryo/Soul Nebula in H-alpha - RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:TS Optics APO65Q

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 1000Da

Mounts:Vixen GP DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:8x50 Finder with Lacerta MGEN Autoguider

Software:TheliPixInsight LEFitsworkPhotoshop CS5

Filters:Astronomik Clip-Filter (EOS)/H-Alpha-CCD 6nm

Dates:Aug. 16, 2012Aug. 17, 2012

18x600" ISO800
Astronomik Clip-Filter (EOS)/H-Alpha-CCD 6nm: 19x600" ISO800

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.80%

Basic astrometry details job: 110181

RA center: 2h 55' 6"

DEC center: +60° 22' 40"

Pixel scale: 7.847 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.108 degrees

Field radius: 1.702 degrees

Resolution: 1300x867

Locations: Sternenwelt Vogelsberg, Stumpertenrod, Germany


Looks like a gummi bear ;)
Processed with Theli (stacking, R = 0.8xR + H-Alpha, color calibration), Fitswork (LRGB combine, logarithmic stretch, 32 -> 16bit), PixInsight LE (smaller stars), Adobe Camera Raw (denoise, sharpen), Photoshop (levels, enhance structures, star mask for PI)



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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IC1848 Embryo/Soul Nebula in H-alpha - RGB,