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Pillars of Creation

Technical card

Resolution: 3344x1748

Dates:June 6, 2018June 8, 2018June 12, 2018June 15, 2018June 16, 2018June 17, 2018June 18, 2018June 25, 2018June 26, 2018June 27, 2018June 30, 2018July 1, 2018July 2, 2018July 3, 2018July 9, 2018July 10, 2018

ZWO H-alpha 7nm: 118x300" (gain: 139.00)
Baader IR-Cut Moon & Skyglow Neodymium: 1628x1" (gain: 389.00)
Baader IR-Cut Moon & Skyglow Neodymium: 730x5" (gain: 389.00)
OIII: 163x300" (gain: 139.00)
ZWO SII 7nm: 138x300" (gain: 139.00)

Integration: 36.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.94%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00 job: 2178320

Locations: Home Roof (Bortle 7-8 / Est. Sky Quality: 18.53), Springfield, PA, United States

Data source: Backyard


The sister image of my Eagle Nebula in SHO.

I had to process this one separately from the uncropped Eagle since, in order to make this and leave enough pixels left over, I drizzled 3x. This left me with utterly massive uncropped images and caused PS to crash a few times.



Chris Sullivan
License: None (All rights reserved)



Pillars of Creation, 


            Chris Sullivan