NGC 7000 Ha Test

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NGC 7000 – North America Nebula – Ha Test with QHY268M Jun 2021

First steps into the realm of mono astrocams with the QHY268M. Pretty amazed what 3 x 10 min were able to pull out of my suburban skies.

In memoriam Dr. Carsten Jacobs, ad astra!

Backyard astrophotography in light-polluted Cologne-Dellbrück (SQM 19.7)
Skywatcher Esprit 100/550 ED, Skywatcher Flattener, Optolong Ha 7nm, QHY268M
OAG with Lodestar X2
Mount AZ EQ6 GT
Image acquisition: CdC, APT, PHD2, dithering
Ha: 3 x 600s, mode 1, gain 56, offset 40, -10C, 20 flats, 40 bias, 12 darks
Data calibration/integration: PixInsight
Image processing: PixInsight, Lightroom