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M8 @ M20 HyperStar  Reprocess, 



    
        

            Elmiko
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M8 @ M20 HyperStar Reprocess

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8 inch SCT  ·  Hyperstar by Starizona Hyperstar V4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC PRO CMOS OSC

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Starizona Filter Slider  ·  Optolong UV-IR

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor for SCT


Dates:June 11, 2020

Frames:Optolong UV-IR: 20x60" (gain: 90.00) -1C

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4182597

RA center: 18h 5' 40"

DEC center: -23° 45' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.605 degrees

Field radius: 1.694 degrees


Resolution: 7307x6289

Locations: Picket Post Bortle 4, Superior, Arizona, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Reprocess from my image this past summer. Cropped, used a Range mask to bring out more of the Nebulosity and tighten the stars with a star mask generated with Starnett ++. I think I improved the image.
This is what we do when it's cloudy! 😄

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