Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)
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vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1
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vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1

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vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1
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vdB 31 - Reflection Nebula in Auriga and Dark Friends - IAS Remote Test - Dec 2021 v1

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi Epsilon 160
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY268PH M
Mounts
10Micron GM3000 HPS
Filters
Chroma L 36mm · Chroma G 36mm · Chroma R 36mm · Chroma B 36mm
Software
N.I.N.A. Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy · Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic · Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 30, 2021
Frames:
Chroma B 36mm: 18x120" (36') (gain: 0.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Chroma G 36mm: 21x120" (42') (gain: 0.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Chroma L 36mm: 64x120" (2h 8') (gain: 0.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Chroma R 36mm: 21x120" (42') (gain: 0.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Integration:
4h 8'
Darks:
29
Flats:
20
Avg. Moon age:
25.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
15.16%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5470346

RA center: 04h54m07s.4

DEC center: +30°4319

Pixel scale: 1.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 125.537 degrees

Field radius: 1.474 degrees

Resolution: 6147x4111

Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

IAS - Internationale Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia
IAS remote telescope "Klein-Lukas"
Remote team: F. Hund, J. Obstfelder, L. Demetz, M. Mushardt, T. Klemmer, T. Winterer, M. Junius

Data from Dec 2021, thus pre-maintenance with some collimation problem.

First usage of StarNet v2 in the workflow, leaves only a very few artefacts and is *way* better than v1. (Used to create a starless mask for stretching L, and a starless + added stars mask for stretching RGB.)

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