Narrowband Imaging - First Steps

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Re: Narrowband Imaging - First Steps

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Here is what 20 minutes of integration time buys in bi-color:

Using APP's "HOO 2" palette (I like this one best):
HOO_2_1x_1x-St.jpg
HOO_2_1x_1x-St.jpg (82.08 KiB) Viewed 252 times
Using APP's "HOO 1" palette (second best IMHO):
HOO_1_1x_1x-St.jpg
HOO_1_1x_1x-St.jpg (79.49 KiB) Viewed 252 times
Here is what 30 minutes of integration time buys in tri-color. (The SII frame is essentially useless):

Using APP's "SHO (Hubble 1)" palette (it would look better if I had more SII):
SHO_Hubble_1_1x_1x_1x-St.jpg
SHO_Hubble_1_1x_1x_1x-St.jpg (79.45 KiB) Viewed 252 times
Using APP's "SHO (Hubble 2)" palette:
SHO_Hubble_2_1x_1x_1x-St.jpg
SHO_Hubble_2_1x_1x_1x-St.jpg (83.47 KiB) Viewed 252 times
All images were captured use Bin 2 and 600 seconds exposure. I prefer Bin 1, but that means more integration time.

Altogether I am pleased what can be accomplished with so little data. Depending on how fast your scope is, you can get much better results.

Brian
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