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California in space, 



    
        

            Sendhil Chinnasamy
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California in space

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
California in space, 



    
        

            Sendhil Chinnasamy
Powered byPixInsight

California in space

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TAKAHASHI FSQ-106ED
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY600PH M
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6 R pro
Filters
Chroma Ha 3nm 50mm · Chroma SII 3nm 50mm · Chroma 3nm Oiii 50mm
Accessories
Optec ThirdLynx DirectSync SVX30 · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Prima Luce Lab EagleLE · ZWO filter wheel · Takahashi 0.6X F/3 Reducer
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50ED
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 9, 2021 ·  Nov. 11, 2021 ·  Nov. 12, 2021 ·  Nov. 13, 2021 ·  Nov. 14, 2021 ·  Nov. 15, 2021
Frames:
Chroma 3nm Oiii 50mm: 24x900" (6h) (gain: 26.00) -5°C bin 1x1
Chroma Ha 3nm 50mm: 17x900" (4h 15') (gain: 26.00) -5°C bin 1x1
Chroma SII 3nm 50mm: 20x900" (5h) (gain: 26.00) -5°C bin 1x1
Integration:
15h 15'
Darks:
25
Flats:
25
Flat darks:
25
Avg. Moon age:
8.63 days
Avg. Moon phase:
62.26%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

RA center: 04h03m36s.93

DEC center: +35°2929.4

Pixel scale: 6.049 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.781 degrees (flipped)

Field radius: 3.865 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3830x2555

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my parking target while I was waiting for Rosette-Cone region to clear the horizon. 

I had to ditch almost 50% of Ha subs due to clouds and bad stars, I think there were gusts during imaging. But still the Ha signal is overpowering on what was stacked and O3 is almost non-existent. 

I tried a few mixes and like a creature of habit, went back to the SHO mix. My initial version was blown out and Anis reminded me to check the S2 stack as it had a lot of structure, so went back and redid the SHO version slowly. 

Looking at the processing history in PixInsight, I see SCNR as the most used process, way too much green and the initial SHO blend looked like a banana 

Hope you like this result. Clear skies!

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California in space, 



    
        

            Sendhil Chinnasamy