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elephant's trunk nebula

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#1 tonioche

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:59 PM

hi all, here's an image i took last month from my usual spot in the south of france.

 

here is the link to full res version:

https://astrob.in/417237/0/

 

 

i imaged it with my 8" newtonian from skywatcher.

here are the details :

mount skywatcher eq6r

imaging cam: asi1600mm cooled at -15c

guiding cam: asi290mm on zwo OAG

coma corrector TSGPU

zwo filters LRHaGB

L: 65x180sec=3h15

RGB:3X20X180sec=1h per colour layer

Ha: 14x300sec=1h20

i mixed the Ha layer with the red layer in post process.

processed in DSS, photoshop.

 

clear skies everyone

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Edited by tonioche, 19 August 2019 - 06:25 AM.

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#2 Dave53N

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 08:36 PM

Very nice image, you've captured the blue of VbB 142 very well.


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