Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6357  ·  the War and Peace Nebula
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War and Peace Nebula, 



    
        

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War and Peace Nebula

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War and Peace Nebula, 



    
        

            Philip Herbst
War and Peace Nebula
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War and Peace Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 27, 2022
Frames:
117×300(9h 45′)
Integration:
9h 45′
Avg. Moon age:
26.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
8.27%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5887720

RA center: 17h25m24s.10

DEC center: -34°0433

Pixel scale: 1.770 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 155.209 degrees

Field radius: 1.127 degrees

Resolution: 3649x2779

File size: 10.4 MB

Locations: Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Data source: Traveller

Description

The War and Peace nebula in SHO. The SII signal was surprisingly strong here.

Esprit 100
ASI 1600 Pro
Avalon Linear FR

HA: 40 x 300s
OIII: 30 x 300s
SII: 47 x 300s

Processed in Pixinsight and finished in PS.

Darks, Flats, Bias x 25 images each.

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Description: Minor detail work added.

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Description: I've decided to have another go at combining this data into an SHO image, My previous attempt created a rather flat bi-colour image so that I tried to maintain some of the green in this initial processing. This has created more depth in the final image I think.

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