Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  Bubble nebula  ·  NGC 7538  ·  NGC 7635
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Bubble Nebula at Calstar 2013, 



    
        

            Stephen Migol
Bubble Nebula at Calstar 2013
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Bubble Nebula at Calstar 2013, 



    
        

            Stephen Migol
Bubble Nebula at Calstar 2013
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV4
Imaging Cameras
Pentax K10D
Filters
B+W 486 UV/IR block
Accessories
Stellarvue SSF6
Software
PixInsight · Maxim DL · Adobe Lightroom 3 · Deep Sky Stacker
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV 70 ED
Guiding Cameras
Orion SSAG

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 5, 2013
Frames:
4x1200" (1h 20')
Integration:
1h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
0.47 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.26%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 87680

RA center: 23h18m21s.6

DEC center: +61°2642

Pixel scale: 1.911 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.493 degrees

Field radius: 1.235 degrees

Resolution: 3872x2582

Locations: Calstar, Lockwood, California, United States

Description

Taken with the modified and cooled Pentax K10D camera on the Stellarvue SV4 scope. No light pollution filter used, just the B+W 486 UV/IR filter.

Guided and Calibrated with Maxim.

Stacked in DSS.

Processed in Pix Insight for DBE, SCNR, Masked Stretch, Histogram Stretch to reset black point, TGVDenoise to smooth the background noise, Mt and Unsharp Mask to tighten star images slightly, Masked Curves to drop the background noise and control saturation.

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Bubble Nebula at Calstar 2013, 



    
        

            Stephen Migol