EAA and Startools

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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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This object has always been difficult for those of us who do EAA. Atik's brightness (mag. 3.85) makes it difficult to see the faint nebula IC 138.


The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 15x25" stack- mean ( 6 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain by default)
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IC 348 ATIK OC CEA BN PERSEUS 15X25 A50 M0 W0SW H88 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Messier 1, the Crab Nebula, is the most famous and conspicuous supernova remnant in the sky.

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 20x25" stack- mean ( 8,3 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech. Moon at 30%

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain by default)
Complementary workflow: Sharp + Shrink
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M 1 CRAB SNR BN TAURUS 20X25 A34 M30 W0W H89 RC8+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 578 has a fairly bright halo elongated 4' x 2' ESE-WNW fading rapidly toward the tips. The core is broad and just slightly brighter.

The shot: TSOptics TSO RC8+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 18x25" stack- mean ( 7,5 min. integ. total), Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic+RGB adjust)/ final Denoise (grain =6)
Complementary workflow: Flux (Sharp -object mask) + Shrink (star mask)
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NGC 578 GX CETUS 18X25 A24 M0 W0S H95 RC8+IMX294+CC.jpg
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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Being able to capture the two colors of this faint nebula with 15 seconds of exposure is my goal. For more detail, more exposure ... and guidance is needed.

The shot: TSOptics TSO Apo 74 mm+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 20x15" stack- mean, Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic)/ final Denoise ( by default)

Specific traitment: Shrink (star mask)
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IC 405 BN FLAME AURIGA 30X15 A46 M0 W8NW 61 APO+IMX294+UVIR.jpg
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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 1535 is a 9th magnitude planetary nebula in the constellation Eridanus. Located east of Zaurak, it is a nice diversion from all the galaxies in Eridanus. It has been nicknamed Cleopatra's Eye.


The shot: TSOptics TSO -RC 203 mm+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 20x6" stack, Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop ( to fit better aspect)/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ AutoDev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic)/ final Denoise ( 8 pixels)
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NGC1535 OJO CLEOPATRA PN ST ERIDANUS 20X6 A34 M0 W3S H93 RC8+IMX24+UVIR.jpg
NGC1535 OJO CLEOPATRA PN ST ERIDANUS 20X6 A34 M0 W3S H93 RC8+IMX24+UVIR.jpg (37.07 KiB) Viewed 1998 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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NGC 1637 is relatively bright. Its 3' x 2' NNE-SSW halo contains a circular core with a stellar nucleus. A 13th magnitude star lies 2' NE of the center.

The halo is unevenly bright with hints of spiral structure in the NE and SE portions. The core is moderately large but unevenly bright and has a stellar nucleus.

The shot: TSOptics TSO -RC 203 mm+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 18x25" stack, Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop (stacking artifacts)/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic+adjust RGB)/ final Denoise ( 8 pixels)
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NGC 1637 GX ERIDANUS 18X25 A34 M0 W3W H75 RC8+IMX24+UVIR.jpg
NGC 1637 GX ERIDANUS 18X25 A34 M0 W3W H75 RC8+IMX24+UVIR.jpg (123.8 KiB) Viewed 1964 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Arp 210, NGC 1569. Irregular galaxy of mg. 11 in Camelopardalis. Arp's notes: Irregularities, absorption structures and resolution.

Is a small galaxy of 12 kly of diameter at 10 millions yl of the Earth


The shot: TSOptics TSO -RC 203 mm+ Risingcam IMX294 uncooled+ UVIR filter. 18x25" stack, Gain máx. Capture soft Risingtech.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop (stacking artifacts)/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (artistic+adjust RGB)/ final Denoise ( 8 pixels)
Extra workflow after final denoise: Fractal flux/Sharpen + HDR /Reveal core+ Shrink
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ARP 210 NGC 1569 GX CAMELOPARDALIS 18X25 A63 M0 W0SSW H91 RC8+IMX294+UVIR+CC.jpg
ARP 210 NGC 1569 GX CAMELOPARDALIS 18X25 A63 M0 W0SSW H91 RC8+IMX294+UVIR+CC.jpg (189.39 KiB) Viewed 1332 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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M 82, el Cigarro: Based on an original taken with an RGB camera, without tracking and with exposures of 25 seconds stacked 18 times. There are Darks and Flats applied.

After the basic workflow, I have used Fractal Flux / Sharp, with mask, to highlight the dark paths of the galaxy, I have applied Denoise twice with grain 6 and grain 3 to smooth out the background noise. The color treatment has been without a mask the first time and with a galaxy mask to touch up the final colors.
This is not a contest photography but Startools has taken something decent out of a noisy, low-exposure original, as usual at EAA.
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M 82 CIGARRO GX URSA MAJOR 18X25 A55 M0 W4E RC8+IMX294+UVIR+CC.jpg
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elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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Galaxies consist of a number of different structures, and the particulars of these structures drive the evolution of a given galaxy. One such structure in spiral galaxies like Caldwell 40 (or NGC 3626) is the galactic bulge. This structure is a densely packed region of stars that encompasses the heart of a spiral galaxy. Most galactic bulges host supermassive black holes, with the masses of the black hole and the bulge typically linked (bigger bulges harbor more monstrous black holes). NASA

The shot: TSOptics TSO -RC 203 mm+ ASI294 C uncooled+ UVIR filter. 18x25" stack, Gain 390. Capture soft Asiair Pro.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop (stacking artifacts)/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (scientific+adjust RGB)/ final Denoise ( 8 pixels)
Extra workflow after final denoise: Shrink + Warp
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CALDWELL 40 NGC 3632 GX LEO 18X25 A45 W10NW M0 RC8+ASI294+UVIR.jpg
CALDWELL 40 NGC 3632 GX LEO 18X25 A45 W10NW M0 RC8+ASI294+UVIR.jpg (181.11 KiB) Viewed 921 times
elpajare
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Re: EAA and Startools

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As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of the magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light-years away.

The shot: TSOptics TSO -RC 203 mm+ ASI294 MC+ UVIR filter. 18x25" stack, Gain 390. Capture soft Asiair Pro.

The ST basic work flow: Bin / Crop (stacking artifacts)/ Wipe (Uncalib)/ Dev/ Flux (Noise) / Color (scientific+adjust RGB)/ final Denoise ( 8 pixels)
Extra workflow after final denoise: Shrink + Sharp
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NGC 3147 GX DRACO 18X25 RC8 ASI294MC UVIR.jpg
NGC 3147 GX DRACO 18X25 RC8 ASI294MC UVIR.jpg (300.08 KiB) Viewed 842 times
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