Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
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            Yannick Akar
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            Yannick Akar
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Sh2-132 - The Lion Nebula (Multi-Level Processing)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon Microspeed Guide Scope 60mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO AS120MM

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  SharpCap Pro SharpCap Imaging Capture Software  ·  Open Guiding PHD 2.6.2  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed H-alpha  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed SII  ·  Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed OIII

Accessory: Starizona Filter Slider  ·  Celestron Focus Motor for SCT


Dates:Sept. 9, 2020Sept. 12, 2020Sept. 14, 2020Sept. 16, 2020Sept. 17, 2020

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue 2": 120x30" (1h) (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Green 2": 120x30" (1h) (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Red 2": 120x30" (1h) (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed H-alpha: 205x180" (10h 15') (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed OIII: 290x120" (9h 40') (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium f/2 Highspeed SII: 215x180" (10h 45') (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 33h 40'

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 20.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 4066849

RA center: 22h 19' 12"

DEC center: +55° 50' 16"

Pixel scale: 1.963 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.802 degrees

Field radius: 1.530 degrees


Resolution: 4491x3361

Locations: Home Garden (Est. Sky Quality: 18.77), Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

I tried my luck on Eric Coles Multi-Level tone mapping technique. It‘s definitely an interesting and fun way of handeling the post-processing! With so much data I consider to post a version with the classic color palette in the near future :-)

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Description: Worked on the star layer, slight sharpening

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