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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (HaLRGB), 



    
        

            Andy  Brown
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (HaLRGB)

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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (HaLRGB)

Revision title: Reprocessed

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-85EDX
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294MM Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM70
Filters
ZWO Green 1.25" · ZWO Blue 1.25" · ZWO Red 1.25" · ZWO Luminance 1.25" · ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm
Accessories
ZWO 8x 1.25" EFW · ZWO EAF 5V Electronic Auto Focuser · Takahashi Reducer 0.73x f/3.9
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Open PHD Guiding project PHD2 · Topaz Labs DeNoise AI · StarXterminator · APP (Aries Productions Astropixel Processor) · Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Primaluce Lab 60mm Compact Guide scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 5, 2022 ·  Jan. 13, 2022 ·  Jan. 16, 2022 ·  Jan. 23, 2022 ·  Jan. 24, 2022
Frames:
ZWO Blue 1.25": 18x300" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
ZWO Green 1.25": 14x300" (1h 10') (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 43x300" (3h 35') (gain: 108.00) -20°C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 34x300" (2h 50') (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
ZWO Luminance 1.25": 13x300" (1h 5') (gain: 108.00) -20°C bin 1x1
ZWO Red 1.25": 8x300" (40') (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
Integration:
10h 50'
Darks:
20
Flats:
25
Flat darks:
25
Avg. Moon age:
13.66 days
Avg. Moon phase:
64.93%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5590690

RA center: 05h40m51s.4

DEC center: -02°4004

Pixel scale: 2.914 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 119.511 degrees

Field radius: 1.843 degrees

Resolution: 3732x2608

Locations: Home (back garden), Dartmoor, Devon, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Horsehead & Flame Nebulae

My latest project from this month and my first attempt at HaLRGB processing. The RGB subs weren't great, due to a fairly bright Moon, but the Ha and Luminance were good enough to make a presentable image. If I get the chance I will retake the RGB subs and redo this.



Wishing everyone clear skies for the weekend.

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Title: Reprocessed

Description: A reprocess having removed some bad Green subs and combined as LHaRGB with a different mix of the channels to try and achieve better definition and colours. I also replaced the stars with a pure RGB version.

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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae (HaLRGB), 



    
        

            Andy  Brown