Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7380
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Wizard Nebula HaRGB, 



    
        

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Wizard Nebula HaRGB
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Wizard Nebula HaRGB

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Wizard Nebula HaRGB, 



    
        

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Wizard Nebula HaRGB
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Wizard Nebula HaRGB

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 11, 2018 ·  Sept. 20, 2018
Frames:
Astronomik H-alpha CCD 12 nm APS-C Clip Filter: 46×240(3h 4′) ISO1600 30°C
IDAS LPS-D1: 40×240(2h 40′) ISO400 30°C
Integration:
5h 44′
Darks:
69
Flats:
30
Bias:
33
Avg. Moon age:
6.25 days
Avg. Moon phase:
42.68%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2369230

RA center: 22h47m27s.1

DEC center: +58°0527

Pixel scale: 1.107 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 274.451 degrees

Field radius: 0.852 degrees

Resolution: 4608x3076

File size: 7.7 MB

Locations: Idice, Bologna, BO, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

first Ha + RGB blend with PixInsight, it took me THREE weeks to find the right workflow, it looks like every Ha + RGB blend has "his own story"

My current workflow is to blend the two with NBRGBCombinationScript when images are linear, cropped and background removed (HA: also deconvolved).

Color balance has been a nightmare until I decided to use PhotometricColorCalibration which made it

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Wizard Nebula HaRGB, 



    
        

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