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SHO Elephant Trunk in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Jonathan Young
SHO Elephant Trunk in Cepheus
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SHO Elephant Trunk in Cepheus

Technical card


Dates:Aug. 23, 2019

Frames: 68x300"

Integration: 5.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.31%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3049032

RA center: 21h 36' 20"

DEC center: +57° 31' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.274 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 263.747 degrees

Field radius: 0.716 degrees


Resolution: 2711x3000

Locations: Backyard, Saline, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Multiple nights imaging 4 hrs from 2017, 2.5 hrs from this year.
2.75hr Ha
2 hr S2
1.75 hr O3
ASI1600 with a mix of gain 139 and 200 and exposure lengths. Cropped about 35% of image due to alignment challenges.

Stacked in DSS with 2x drizzle
Processed in Startools v1.5 with 4x bin.
Removed stars with heal function to create a starless image and overlaid after stretching the SHO portion a little further. Strongly recommend Startools for good results in only an hr or two.

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B

Description: Removed stars, color rebalanced and readded stars with less aggressive stretch. Diffraction spikes added to replaced stars.

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Description: Touchup in lightroom

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Description: Touchup in Topaz

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SHO Elephant Trunk in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Jonathan Young