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            Roy Hagen
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M45- old and new data

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 071MC PRO Cool  ·  Nikon D610 D610 Un-mod

Mounts: Ioptron Tri Pier  ·  iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics Z61 MKII

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: William Optics Flattener 7 Apo 0,8  ·  Williams Optics 0,8 Reducer Flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  ZWO Asiair Asiair App iPad  ·  RC Gradient XTerminator  ·  Adobe Photoshop 2020 CC 2020

Filters: Radian Telescopes 2" Triad Ultra Quad-Band  ·  CLS Clip-Filter Astronomik

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  Starizona Filter Slider  ·  Astro Zap Dew heater 2"  ·  William Optics Bathinov Focus Mask  ·  William Optics Camera rotator  ·  TPO Extension tube 2" Extension Tube 80mm  ·  Astro Zap Dew heater 5" Dew heater  ·  Pegausus PPB Pocket Power Box


Dates:Oct. 28, 2019Nov. 2, 2019Nov. 29, 2019Nov. 30, 2019Nov. 22, 2020

Frames:
Radian Telescopes 2" Triad Ultra Quad-Band: 53x180" (2h 39') (gain: 45.00) -10C bin 1x1
CLS Clip-Filter Astronomik: 79x300" (6h 35') ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 14'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~61

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 4.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Astrometry.net job: 4071801

RA center: 3h 47' 2"

DEC center: +24° 6' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.354 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.682 degrees

Field radius: 0.888 degrees


Resolution: 3970x2554

Locations: Frontyard, Geithus, Buskerud, Norway

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is a mix of old and new data from an un-modified Nikon D610 DSLR with a CLS clip-in filter and a ZWO ASI071MC OSC, with a Radian 2" Triad Ultra Quad band filter.
Images from both camera was integrated separately in PixInsight and I got one final image from the DSLR, and one from the OSC.
Both images was imported into Adobe Photoshop, layered, manually rotated, star-aligned, integrated with 50% opacity and cropped.
The final image was then color-balanced , sharpened, slightly saturated and star reduced in PixInsight.

So," It is raining again", (and again, and again...) here in "Isolation" (social distance).
I could choose to be "Crying in the rain", or I could be "Singing in the rain" (that would be a serious headache for my wife and in the worst case, my neighbors😱), but at least I can practice my PixInsight and Photoshop skills🤩 and learn new tools and techniques, but sometimes it feels like banging my head into "The wall"🤯.

"Success is walking from failure to failure, with not loss of enthusiasm"
- Wil. E. Coyote

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