Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Steve Ludwig
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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Acquisition details

RA center: 09h26m40s.4

DEC center: +49°5448

Pixel scale: 15.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 15.580 degrees

Field radius: 5.039 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2000x1146

File size: 393.5 KB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Equipment

- Nikon D3300 (unmodified)

- Samyang 135mm f2 @ f2

- no-name tripod

Acquisition

- 247 lights x 3 s = 12 min 21 s total exposure time

- no dark, flat, bias frames

- no filters

- ISO 3200

- Bortle 4 zone

Processing

-> lights stacked in DSS

-> combined stacking of comet + stars

-> median method

-> unmodified TIF opened in PixInsight

-> STF stretch

-> dynamic crop

-> dynamic background extraction

-> background neutralization

-> color calibration

-> histogram transformation

-> curves transformation

-> ACDNR

-> resample 50%

-> saved as jpg

Comments

Revisions

  • C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Steve Ludwig
    Original
  • Final
    C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Steve Ludwig
    B

B

Description: New in revision B:
- TGV Denoise to reduce noise
- Curves Transformation to increase saturation of stars & decrease saturation of background
- slight hue shift (red-> orange) to correct red stars
- resample to improve noise / reduce processing artifacts

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Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Steve Ludwig