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M17 SHO Medium Field, 



    
        

            mikefulb
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M17 SHO Medium Field

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f4

Guiding cameras: SXV Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor  ·  Starnet ++  ·  Self Developed RASS  ·  Photoshop CS3

Filters: Astrodon SII 1.25 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm

Accessory: Skywatcher Coma corrector


Dates:July 21, 2019July 24, 2019July 26, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 14x300" (gain: 200.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 14x300" (gain: 200.00) -9C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 1.25 3nm: 26x300" (gain: 200.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.57%


Astrometry.net job: 2924619

RA center: 18h 20' 58"

DEC center: -16° 7' 27"

Pixel scale: 3.069 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 146.652 degrees

Field radius: 0.767 degrees


Resolution: 1438x1080

Data source: Backyard

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I found this a challenging to process and get a palette that I liked. My standard tricks weren't working. :)

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M17 SHO Medium Field, 



    
        

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