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IC 1848 – Ha BW

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IC 1848 – Soul Nebula 2019/2020 – Ha BW

BW only processing of IC 1848 (red channel = ~10 nm Ha).

Backyard astrophotography in light-polluted Cologne-Dellbrück (19.6 mag/”2)
Skywatcher Esprit 100/550 ED, Skywatcher Flattener, Optolong L-enhance, ASI 294MC Pro
OAG with Lodestar X2
Mount AZ EQ6 GT
Image acquisition: CdC, APT, PHD2, dithering
46 x 900s, gain 120, -10C, 30 flats, 30 darkflats, 16 darks
Data calibration/integration: PixInsight
Image processing: PixInsight, Starnet++, Photoshop, Lightroom

More details at Astrobin.

Saturn May 2019

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Saturn 2019-05-05 02:02

Only a quick try in May, should’ve taken many more frames for a proper image. Too focussed on Jupiter at that time. ;-)

Internationale Amateursternwarte e.V.
IAS Observatory Hakos, Namibia
Celestron C14 14″ 3910mm f/11 on Kraska horseshoe mount
ASI178MC with Televue Powermate 2,5x
Gain 359, 60ms, 20% out of 1000 frames
Image acquisition in cooperation with Michael Mushardt: Sharpcap
Image processing: AutoStakkert! 3, PixInsight, PIPP, Lightroom

More Jupiter

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Jupiter 2019-05-04 02:40 w/Ganymede

One of the better single Jupiter images, taken back in May at Hakos, Namibia. Conditions for planetary imaging were relatively poor, tried over the course of 5 nights. All new single Jupiter images can be found in the Planets album.

Internationale Amateursternwarte e.V.
IAS Observatory Hakos, Namibia
Celestron C14 14″ 3910mm f/11 on Kraska horseshoe mount
ASI178MC with Televue Powermate 2,5x
Gain 240, 60ms, 10% out of 1000 frames
Image acquisition in cooperation with Michael Mushardt: Sharpcap
Image processing: AutoStakkert! 3, PixInsight, PIPP, Lightroom