Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1848  ·  IC 1871
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Soul Nebula Deep View, 


Soul Nebula Deep View
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Soul Nebula Deep View

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM LZOS 203/1800 APO

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Focal reducers: APM Riccardi 0.75x reducer/flattener

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  PHD 2  ·  SGPro Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley

Filters: Baader S2 8.5nm  ·  Baader O3 8nm  ·  Baader HAlpha 7nm

Dates:Jan. 10, 2020

Baader HAlpha 7nm: 82x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader O3 8nm: 55x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader S2 8.5nm: 37x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 29.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3361282

RA center: 2h 55' 5"

DEC center: +60° 19' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.337 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.275 degrees

Field radius: 1.132 degrees

Resolution: 4804x3755

Data source: Backyard


2 panel mosaic of the Soul Nebula
Panel 1:
53x10min Halpha
30x10min O3
27x10min S2
Panel 2:
29x10min Halpha
25x10min O3
10 x10min S2 [ :-( ]

Calibrated and registered in Pixinsight, DBE and Stretch of all 6 images, match brightness, combine both panels per channel in ICE.
Create starless images for tonemapping.
Create luminance from Ha and Ha starless, process luminance and tonemap and L RGB combine.
Last tweaks in Lightroom.



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Soul Nebula Deep View,