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The Soul Nebula 7 panel mosaic SHO, 





    
        

            John

The Soul Nebula 7 panel mosaic SHO

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Resolution: 10262x7667

Dates:July 26, 2019July 27, 2019Aug. 18, 2019Aug. 20, 2019Aug. 21, 2019Aug. 22, 2019Aug. 23, 2019Aug. 24, 2019

Frames:
48x180" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 231x180" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8.5 nm 1.25": 200x180" bin 1x1
Baader SII 8nm 1.25": 227x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 36.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 2918748

Data source: Backyard

Description

Into the Soul nebula.

I always wanted to make a big mosaic,with allot of details in the dept.
And the Soul Nebula is one of those object that has allot of interesting areas.

I got lucky with good weather,so i gived it a shot.
To bad one panel didnt match well for some reason,maybe the camera got shifted.

The amount of data is huge ..27 Gig.
First i stacked it all at once,wich cost me a whole day.
But the bad panel made allot of distorsions,so then i stacked it panel by panel.

In pixinsight i used GradientMergeMosaic tool wich is a great tool for large mosaics.
After that i did NRGB,Ha as Luminance,but got some artifacts around stars.
Convolution did help a little.
Im now still thinking to make a new without a luminance layer,see how it goes.
But i really like the Azure blue color.

At the end its about 36 hour of data..so for now i move on to other projects.

Well i hope you like it.

greetings..John
Well hope you like is all

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John
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The Soul Nebula 7 panel mosaic SHO, 





    
        

            John