IAS Remote First Light

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NGC 2070 – Tarantula Nebula – First Light IAS Remote – Nov 2021 – Modified Hubble Palette 1a

IAS – International Amateuersternwarte e.V. – Hakos Observatory, Namibia

First light of IAS remote telescope “Klein-Lukas”, Details at Astrobin.

Remote team: F. Hund, J. Obstfelder, L. Demetz, M. Mushardt, T. Klemmer, T. Winterer, M. Junius

Alas, the setup had to be done in a hurry with many problems and the Epsilon is badly collimated at this point in time. A planned maintenance trip now most likely faces travel restrictions.

So please bear with the image quality, especially on the left side. ;-)

Takahashi Epsilon 160, 10Micron GM3000, QHY268M, Chroma S2 / Ha / O3 8nm filters
25 x S2 180s, 38 x Ha 180s, 23 x O3 180s, mode 0, gain 60, offset 30, -10C (non-optimal settings), 3×20 skyflats, 9 darks
Total time: 15480s / 4h18
Data calibration/integration: PixInsight
Image processing: PixInsight, Photoshop, Lightroom
Modified Hubble palette