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M45 - Pleiades

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 29, 2019
Frames:
87×35(50′ 45″)
Integration:
50′ 45″
Avg. Moon age:
1.50 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.51%

RA center: 03h46m04s.2

DEC center: +24°1346

Pixel scale: 12.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -45.083 degrees

Field radius: 5.609 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2660x1860

File size: 3.3 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Equipment

- Nikon D3300 (unmodified)

- Samyang 135mm f2 @ f2

- Omegon Minitrack LX2

- no-name tripod

Acquisition

- 87 lights x 35 s

- no dark, flat, bias frames

- ISO 800

- Bortle 4 zone

Processing

-> lights stacked in DSS

-> median kappa sigma clipping method

-> unmodified TIF opened in PixInsight

-> STF stretch

-> dynamic crop

-> dynamic background extraction

-> background neutralization

-> color calibration

-> use of starnet++ to separate stars and background

-> individual histogram/curves transformation for stars and background

-> pixel math to recombine stars and background

-> resample

-> saved as jpg

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Revisions

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