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Image of the day 04/02/2022

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    The Cosmic Pursuit, 



    
        

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    The Cosmic Pursuit

    Image of the day 04/02/2022

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      The Cosmic Pursuit, 



    
        

            Ysty
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      The Cosmic Pursuit

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      March 3, 2022 ·  March 4, 2022 ·  March 5, 2022 ·  March 6, 2022 ·  March 7, 2022 ·  March 8, 2022 ·  March 9, 2022 ·  March 10, 2022
      Frames:
      Antlia Blue 36mm: 90×10(15′)
      Antlia Blue 36mm: 45×300(3h 45′)
      Antlia Green 36mm: 90×10(15′)
      Antlia Green 36mm: 45×300(3h 45′)
      Antlia Ha 3nm Pro 36mm: 160×600(26h 40′)
      Antlia OIII 3nm Pro 36mm: 105×300(8h 45′)
      Antlia Red 36mm: 90×10(15′)
      Antlia Red 36mm: 45×300(3h 45′)
      L: 220×300(18h 20′)
      Integration:
      65h 45′
      Avg. Moon age:
      4.20 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      21.91%

      RA center: 22h19m25s.90

      DEC center: +70°0609.8

      Pixel scale: 2.511 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -129.086 degrees

      Field radius: 2.081 degrees

      WCS transformation: thin plate spline

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 5000x3259

      File size: 79.0 MB

      Data source: Traveller

      Description

      Once again I travelled a lot (around 1 000km in 8 days) to get this picture, but when the weather gives you 8 consecutives nights you have to respect that and shot , even if you live in a flat in a bortle 8 city! 

      It was the hardest project to process I ever did.
      First, due to the mixing of the Ha in the LRVB, and adding a HOO version of the planetary nebula.
      Then, I felt like the final image looked low contrasted, but it's because the entire field is full of a veil of dust.

      I really like this field which brings together a rich variety of what the sky can offer us!

      I also like the epic pursuit between this dusty baby bird and a dusty ghost in a Ha set like an theater scene.

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