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M42 LRGB With Some HOO First Try This Season, 



    
        

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M42 LRGB With Some HOO First Try This Season

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Televue TV85  ·  Tele Vue NP127is NP127is

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono  ·  QHY9 Monocromo QHY9M

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Magnificent Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MC

Focal reducers: TeleVue 0.8x Photo Reducer/Flattener TRF-2008  ·  TELE VUE Large Field Corrector

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photoshop CS5  ·  MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Baader Planetarium h-Alpha 2" 3.5 nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 50 mm square Astrodon LRGB  ·  Astrodon UV/IR-Cut Gen2

Accessory: Celestron GPS


Dates:Nov. 1, 2019Nov. 2, 2019Nov. 4, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 18x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 50 mm square Astrodon LRGB: 108x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon UV/IR-Cut Gen2: 100x15" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon UV/IR-Cut Gen2: 30x180" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon UV/IR-Cut Gen2: 50x60" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium h-Alpha 2" 3.5 nm: 18x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.8 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 5.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.75%


Astrometry.net job: 3185209

RA center: 5h 35' 2"

DEC center: -5° 20' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.054 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -77.989 degrees

Field radius: 1.214 degrees


Resolution: 5970x4512

Locations: Tom's Driveway, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I had a few nice nights, and even though it comes up late, I managed to get some LRGB data and also some HA and OIII. I had to fight the "evil orb" and some high clouds and wind but I managed to get a start on one of my favorite objects. It's not a ton of data but I hope ya like it!
Tom

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Description: Added some more NB and LRGB.

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Description: Added another 4 hours each of H-Alpha and OIII

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Description: Reprocessed with some extra SII, L, and OIII

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