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            Van H. McComas
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M45 – First Good Photoshop but you can be the judge

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M45 – First Good Photoshop but you can be the judge, 



    
        

            Van H. McComas
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M45 – First Good Photoshop but you can be the judge

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Sigma

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel T7i

Guiding cameras: ZWO 120MM-S

Software: lightroom CC  ·  Photoshop CC 2021  ·  StarTools 1.6.391beta  ·  DSS  ·  SharpCap Pro 3.2 SharpCap pro  ·  PHD2

Accessory: Jackery Power Station  ·  Dew-Not heater strip


Date: Nov. 16, 2020

Time: 19:45

Focal length: 300

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 10


Astrometry.net job: 4015840

RA center: 3h 46' 20"

DEC center: +23° 52' 38"

Pixel scale: 5.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.534 degrees

Field radius: 2.286 degrees


Resolution: 2684x1789

Locations: Van McComas, Gloucester, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first of 4 planned DSO for the fall/winter imaging season and the first successful (my opinion) post processed with Photoshop.

Imaged on 11/16/20 around 7:45 PM, Canon T7i modified, Sigma 150-600 mm telephoto lens, shot at 300 mm, f/5.6, 20 Lights at ISO 800, 1 minute exposure, 5 Darks, 10 Flats, and 10 Dark Flats.

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M45 – First Good Photoshop but you can be the judge, 



    
        

            Van H. McComas