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Soul Nebula, by accident


Clive Norton

Soul Nebula, by accident

Was aiming for Heart Nebula. Missed. Got lucky.

Pentax K-3 ii with Pentax FA* 300mm f/4 at f/4; ISO1600; 180sec; night sky filter.
Bahtinov mask; Shake reduction off; noise reduction off; 2 sec timer on.
Unguided Sky Watcher Star Adventurer 2i mount on Giotto 3051 (Manfrotto 058b) tripod.
External intervalometer. Ryobi 18v battery to power camera and mount.
DeepSkyStacker 5.1.5 and Photoshop Essentials 14.
Used 31 of 44 3min subs; 57 darks; 24 flats; 25 dark flats; 32 bias

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