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Close up of AR2741 in Ha - Time lapse Image, 



Close up of AR2741 in Ha - Time lapse Image

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 103 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI174MM-S

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Software: AutoStakkert2  ·  SharpCap pro  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Baader Neodymium & IR Cut 1.25"  ·  DayStar Quark Chromosphere

Date:May 16, 2019

Time: 09:56

Frames: 500

Focal length: 710

Resolution: 500x521

Data source: Backyard


This is made up of 24 AVI's of a 1,000 frames each. Each AVI was processed in AutoStakkert2 using 50% of the frames to create 24 individual TIF files. Flat frame also generated from a 50% stack of 1,000 frames and used to calibrate each AVI stack. Imaging started at 09:56 BST and continued at 4 minute intervals until the 24th run was made at 11:28 BST. 

Camera Settings; Exposure 10ms; Gain 40

Software - SharpCap for image capture, AutoStakkert2 and Photoshop (Levels adjustment applied then two runs with the Unsharp Mask 1) 300% at 1 pixel then 2) 40% at 5 pixels). The TIF layers were then aligned, cropped and ordered to produce the time-lapse with a 0.08s interval between each frame. 

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Close up of AR2741 in Ha - Time lapse Image,