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47 Tucanae

A bit of a low effort image here, I managed to snag around 2hrs of this rather boring object through some thin clouds, so the stars are far from perfect. But due to being so bright only 2hrs with a bit of haze was sufficient. The boringness also extended to the processing, bog standard linear NR and then just some care with stretching and slapped HDRMT on it. You can't really do much due to the nature of the object so its not particularly enjoyable. This is probably the first and last time I image a glob.

Acquisition Details:

Scope: GSO 8" F/4, flocked, 2" moonlite, DIY AutoFocuser, DIY Secondary Dew Heater Coma Corrector: SkyWatcher Aplanatic/Quattro Camera: ZWO ASI 1600MMC PRO (Image scale ~1"/pixel) Mount: EQ6-R Guide Scope: ZWO 60mm Guide Cam: QHY5LIIC 84 Mins L (ZWO) 14x90s R (ZWO) 14x90s G (ZWO) 13x90s B (ZWO) Roughly 2 hr total integration. All at gain 0, 21 offset, -15 degrees celsius. Acquired with the NINA imaging suite. Guided with PHD2. Mount interface: EQMOD

Processing Details:

Pre-Processing: All Lights flat and dark calibrated. SFS/Star Aligned/Image Integration Luminance Processing Crop, DBE, TGV Denoise, MMT HT Stretch HDRMT to un fuck the core Slight S curve RGB Processing Each layer crop, DBE, TGV then MMT Linear fit, RGB COMB arcsinh stretch S contrast curve and saturation LRGB Combination
Date Created: 2019-10-13
Date Posted: 2019-10-23