Rosette Nebula

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nexusjeep
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Rosette Nebula

Post by nexusjeep » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:40 pm

Hi
Actually had a night of good seeing / transparency :o so had the first real outing with the new scope and the second go with narrowband imaging on the Rosette Nebula the details of equipment / Software /settings are below, still need to tweak the flattener in a bit probably by 0.1 - 0.2mm to fully correct to the corners.

Scope : APM-LZOS 130/780 F6
Mount : Skywatcher EQ6-R
Flattener/reducer : Massimo Riccardi 0.75x for LZOS so scope at F4.5 for this image.
Camera: ASI 1600MM PRO + ZWO 8 Position Filter Wheel
Filters : Ha / OIII / SII Baader 7nm
Guiding : Altair 60mm Scope + GPCAM 290M
Control : Eagle 2 Pro + Sesto Senso + Ecco for Dew Control
Software SharpCap Pro : for Image Capture, Live Stack Preview and Polar Alignment / PHD for guiding / EQMOD via EQDirect Cable / Stellarium
Processing via Astro Pixel Processor and Photoshop CS

Exposures : Ha 22 x 180s , OIII 30 x 180S, SII 37 x 180S all at Gain 200 Offset 22 at -20C 1x1 Binned
Assigned as Hubble Palette R = SII G= Ha B= OIII

ImageRosette Nebula by Nick Davis, on Flickr

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Nick

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Re: Rosette Nebula

Post by turfpit » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:21 pm

Nick

That is a good capture.

Dave

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Re: Rosette Nebula

Post by nexusjeep » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:35 pm

Thanks Dave, just could do with some better weather to have ago at something else, I have just fitted a cloud monitor due to becoming fed up with the weather forecast telling me it is horrendous outside only to go out later with the dog to discover it is perfectly clear.

Cheers
Nick

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