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A Monkey for the Hubble, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
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A Monkey for the Hubble

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110 Triplet APO

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding cameras: 10Micron HPS System

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x FR/FF Type IV

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 2" 8.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium SII 2" 8.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm

Dates:Nov. 24, 2020

Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm: 51x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 2" 8.5nm: 31x300" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium SII 2" 8.5nm: 71x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.8 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 9.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.61%

Astrometry.net job: 4037695

RA center: 6h 9' 25"

DEC center: +20° 31' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.939 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.300 degrees

Field radius: 1.445 degrees

Resolution: 4315x3196

Locations: Castenedolo, Castenedolo, Italy

Data source: Backyard


Back to imaging after a very long time.

Here a classical late autumn subject: the Monkey head nebula in Orion.

This is a classical Hubble palette, wit stars colors reconstructed from narrow band dara (Halpha and OIII) with a new technique I'm experimenting in PixInsight.



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A Monkey for the Hubble, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...