The Elephant's Trunk

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The Elephant's Trunk

Postby szymon » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:55 pm

Exposure:
• Total Exposure 2 hours 15 minutes
• 7 x 300 seconds Ha
• 20 x 300 seconds of Oii
• 20 Flats corrected by 20 DarkFlats
• 16 x 300 seconds Darks

Hardware:
• Altair Hypercam 183M
• Celestron 80ED Telescope
• IKHAROS 0.8x Reducer/Flattener
• SkyWatcher Motor Focuser
• HitecAstro DC Focus Controller
• SkyWatcher HEQ5 Mount
• Xagyl USB Filter Wheel
• Altair 1.25" 7nm Ha Filter
• Altair 1.25" 6.5nm Oiii Filter
• SkyWatcher ST80 Guide Scope
• SkyWatcher GuideScope Mount
• Altair GPCam2 290C Guide Camera

Software:
• N.I.N.A.
• PHD2 Guiding
• All Sky Plate Solver
• ASTAP
• Deep Sky Stacker
• StarTools

Image
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Re: The Elephant's Trunk

Postby szymon » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:57 pm

If anyone would like to play with the raw data and produce a better rendition they are welcome to --

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fc5clnpayhbj2 ... A.zip?dl=1

Just post your startools.log to show how you got there :-)

-simon
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Re: The Elephant's Trunk

Postby RICH-DSO » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:07 pm

Great image of the E-trunk, well done
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Re: The Elephant's Trunk

Postby Rkonrad » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:15 am

I like it too. Great job!

I'd love to give your data a go but do you have the stacked tiff/fit? Less work for me rather than stacking everything. Thanks!

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