Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)

Image of the day 10/04/2021

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    Mountains of Hydrogen, 



    
        

            Casey Good
    Mountains of Hydrogen
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    Mountains of Hydrogen

    Image of the day 10/04/2021

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      Mountains of Hydrogen, 



    
        

            Casey Good
      Mountains of Hydrogen
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      Mountains of Hydrogen

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      Planewave 17" CDK
      Imaging Cameras
      FLI Proline 16803
      Mounts
      10Micron GM3000 HPS
      Filters
      Ha · L · B · G · R
      Software
      PixInsight
      Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
      Planewave 17" CDK

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Sept. 11, 2021
      Frames:
      B: 16x600" (2h 40') bin 1x1
      G: 14x600" (2h 20') bin 1x1
      Ha: 16x1800" (8h) bin 1x1
      L: 14x600" (2h 20') bin 1x1
      R: 14x600" (2h 20') bin 1x1
      Integration:
      17h 40'
      Avg. Moon age:
      4.83 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      24.13%

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 4993732

      RA center: 07h42m48s.5

      DEC center: -42°1626

      Pixel scale: 1.271 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 270.019 degrees

      Field radius: 0.461 degrees

      Resolution: 1848x1848

      Data source: Amateur hosting facility

      Remote source: DeepSkyWest

      Description

      This is an image Greg happened to find just exploring for targets one night we were chatting, and I thought it was really cool.  Quite a challenge to bring out the awesome Ha areas in a rather boring LRGB image, but I hope I did it justice.

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      Mountains of Hydrogen, 



    
        

            Casey Good

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