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Southern Pleiades

Its our budget pleiades! A 3.5hr LRGB image.

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 71x90s L (ZWO) 25x90s R (ZWO) 23x90s G (ZWO) 23x90s B (ZWO) Roughly 3.55 hr total integration. All at gain 76, 21 offset, -15 degrees celsius. Acquired with the NINA imaging suite. Guided with PHD2. Mount interface: EQMOD

Processing Details:

All Lights flat and dark calibrated. SFS/Star Aligned/Image Integration Luminance Processing: Crop, DBE, TGV Denoise, MMT HT Stretch Slight S curve RGB Processing: Each layer crop, DBE Linear fit, RGB COMB arcsinh stretch HT Stretch S contrast curve and saturation LRGB Combination: More curves Star reduction Attempts at fixing the bg (struggled to get a clean background here)
Date Created: 2019-01-13
Date Posted: 2020-01-14