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Tarantula Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Tarantula Nebula

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - ASTRO SYSTEME AUSTRIA ASA 500 F3.6 Corrected Newtonian

Imaging cameras: FLI PL16803

Mounts: ASA DDM85

Software: PixInsight PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Gen2


Dates:Sept. 14, 2020

Frames:
Blue: 3x600" (30') (gain: 1.40) -30C bin 1x1
Green: 3x600" (30') (gain: 1.40) -30C bin 1x1
Red: 3x600" (30') (gain: 1.40) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 26.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.88%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3848590

RA center: 5h 39' 6"

DEC center: -69° 18' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.925 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.045 degrees

Field radius: 0.756 degrees


Resolution: 2000x2000

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

Taken with the CHI-4 telescope with telescope.live at El Sauce Observatory.

3x600" for each RGB channel.

PixInsight: SCNR, PhotometricColorCalibration, HistogramTransformation, ACDNR, Deconvolution, Star Reduction

Photoshop CC: Levels, Saturation, Clarity, Highlight Recovery, White Balance, HSL, cosmetic fix, sharpen

Starnet++: remove stars then blend with original with "soft light" to enhance nebulosity

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Tarantula Nebula, 



    
        

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