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NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

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NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula)

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NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Gran Turismo 71 APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5600

Mounts: IOptron CEM25P

Focal reducers: Willim Optics FLAT6AIII - 0.8X

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"


Dates:Dec. 7, 2020

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 156x60" (2h 36') ISO800

Integration: 2h 36'

Darks: ~90

Bias: ~45

Avg. Moon age: 21.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -3.00


Astrometry.net job: 4113996

RA center: 20h 56' 31"

DEC center: +44° 23' 35"

Pixel scale: 2.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.418 degrees

Field radius: 2.301 degrees


Resolution: 5740x3870

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first try to capture NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), originally I thought to capture only the pelican, but my aiming was not correct at the start, North America took most of the space

Another revision will be done soon.

Processing done in PixInsight:

Crop

DBE

Photometric Color Calibration

Histogram Transformation

TVG Denoise

MMT

Dark Structure Enhance

Curves Transformation

ICC Profile Transformation

Signature

Comments

Revisions

  • NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

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    Original
  • NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

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    B
  • NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

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    C
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    D
  • Final
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    E

B

Description: better crop & signature.

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C

Description: more curves

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D

Description: levels, curves, reduced brightness of the stars a tiny bit using starnet(128) starmask, smaller signature with soft edges.

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E

Description: scnr for green - pops those black areas more

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Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

NGC 7000 & IC 5070 (North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula), 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas