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            David Redwine
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M27

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            David Redwine
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M27

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD  ·  CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MC

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron RACI

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MM

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 800 f/0.7

Software: Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop 2000  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Adjust  ·  PixInsight  ·  APT

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 1.25"  ·  Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter 1.25"

Accessory: Skyshed POD  ·  Zwo Filter Wheel 1.25", 5 slot, Electric


Dates:July 27, 2020

Frames:
Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter 1.25": 29x180" (1h 27') (gain: 200.00) bin 1x1
Optolong L-eNhance 1.25": 31x300" (2h 35') (gain: 200.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 2'

Avg. Moon age: 7.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.67%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3718620

RA center: 19h 59' 33"

DEC center: +22° 42' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.267 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -111.682 degrees

Field radius: 0.290 degrees


Resolution: 6262x4697

Locations: Bluff Creek Observatory, Coleman, MI, United States

Data source: Backyard

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  • M27, 



    
        

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    Original
  • M27, 



    
        

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    B
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    M27, 



    
        

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    C

B

Description: Version A has some dry pixels from an overly aggressive drizzle. I tried to fix these with cloning and blurs, but that didn't work well so I went all the way back to the drizzle integration. I thought the colors for version A were just a bit much, so this verson is a little bit muted.

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C

Description: Cleaned up a noisy section in the upper left of the nebula.

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