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M45 - Pleiades HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
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M45 - Pleiades HaLRGB

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M45 - Pleiades HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
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M45 - Pleiades HaLRGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader 7nm Ha 50mm  ·  Baader Blue 50mm  ·  Baader Green 50mm  ·  Baader Red 50mm  ·  Baader Lum 50mm


Dates:Dec. 9, 2019

Frames:
Baader 7nm Ha 50mm: 61x1200" (20h 20') bin 1x1
Baader Blue 50mm: 5x300" (25') bin 1x1
Baader Green 50mm: 21x300" (1h 45') bin 1x1
Baader Lum 50mm: 65x240" (4h 20') bin 1x1
Baader Red 50mm: 5x300" (25') bin 1x1

Integration: 27h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 12.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.12%


Astrometry.net job: 3162652

RA center: 3h 46' 41"

DEC center: +24° 9' 18"

Pixel scale: 4.830 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.912 degrees

Field radius: 2.319 degrees


Resolution: 2880x1913

Locations: Marathon Motel and RV Park, Marathon, TX, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

Description

M45 - Pleiades shot with the new QHY600. I decided I wanted to see what some Ha would look like on this. I knew it was pretty faint so I did a lot. It didn't add a tremendous amount but I like the wispy red in the background on it.

Software used to capture image:
Sequence Generator Pro
PHD2

Software used to edit:
PixInsight
Photoshop

Total data gathered:
(61) Ha @ 1200secs - 1x1
(65) Lum @ 240secs - 1x1
(5) R @ 300secs - 1x1
(21) G @ 300secs - 1x1
(5) B @ 300secs - 1x1

Camera : QHY600 with Readout mode 0 and Gain set to 26
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4
Mount: AP Mach1GTO

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M45 - Pleiades HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle