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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Object: Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE
Optic: Canon EF 70-200/2,8 L IS II USM @200mm, f/3.5
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
Camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro @-10°C, Gain=100, Offset=50
Filter: none
Exposure: total 19min, 19x1min, 68x Bias, no Darks, 41x Flat
Color: one shot color
Date/Location: 2020-07-20, 20h55m-22h23m UT, Lillinghof
Capture: INDI Lib, INDIStarter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat)
Guiding: 8×50 Finder, ASI120MM-S, PHD2

Image Processing:

PI: BatchPreprocessingScript, ImageIntegration, DBE, HistogramTransformation,
MaskedStretch, SCNR to blue

PS: CloneStamp of Background, NIK Define2 Noise Reduction, LightenLayer of stars,
clippedLevels, clippedDynamic, Curves, maskedDynamic, ColorBalance, maskedColorBalance,
Levels

Object: Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE
Optic: Canon EF 70-200/2,8 L IS II USM @70mm, f/3.2
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
Camera: Canon EOS 6D, ISO1600
Filter: none
Exposure: total 14min, 27x30s, no Darks/Flats
Date/Location: 2020-07-18, 23h57m-0h10m UT
Capture: MagicLantern
Image Processing:
CameraRAW: RAW Development
PI: StarAlignment, ImageIntegration, DBE, MaskedStrech
PS: Repair of Comet Core, Curves, Blend of DBE Background (dawn), clippingDynamic,
maskedColorBalance, blend of Horizon, Dynamic, Curves, HueSaturation,
selectiveColors, maskedDynamic, LensCorrection


Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, 2020.07.13, Canon EF70-200mm@70mm, f/2.8, 8s, ISO800, Germany

NLC above southern Germany

On 5.07.2020 a great appearance of NLC’s took place in germany. Over aprox. 2h there were seen as a small silver shine.

IC4592 Blue Horsehead Nebula

IC4592

Object: IC4592, Blue Horsehead Nebula in Scorpius
Optic: Canon EF 70-200/2,8 L IS II USM @200mm, f/3.5
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
Camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro @-10°C, Gain=100, Offset=50
Filter: none
Exposure: total 2.3h, 34x4min, 180xBias, 41x Darks, 51x Flat
Color: one shot color
Date/Location: 2020-06-12, Linden
Capture: INDI Lib, INDIStarter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat)
Guiding: 8×50 Finder, ASI120MM-S, PHD2
Image Processing:
PI:
BatchPreprocessingScript, DBE, MaskedStretch
Starnet++ from Nikita Misiura:
Starremoval
PS:
Starless Image: NIK Define2 Noise Reduction, GaussianBlur, Dynamic, Levels, Curves
LightenBlend of maskedStretch Image, clippingMaskCurves, cippingMaskSelectiveColors,
Levels, ColorBalance, maskedBlend of one star, HLVG
Observer: Thomas Jäger, www.starhopper.eu

Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Object: M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
Optic: CA300 (300/1200mm Newton f4), GPU Corrector
Mount: Skywatcher EQ8
Camera: ZWO ASI 183MM-C @ -20°C, Gain=53, Offset=10
Filter: ZWO EFW 7x36mm, Baader 36mm Filter
Exposure: total 4.1h, L 16x4min + 15x4min from RGB, R 15x4min, G 16x4min, B 15x4min
183xBias, 51x Darks, 41x Flat per channel
Color: LRGB
Date/Location: 2020-05-21, Zirndorf
Capture: INDI Lib, INDI Starter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat), EQMODGUI, ASTAP
Guiding: TS-OAG 9mm, ASI120MM, PHD2, EQMOD

Image Processing:
PI:
BatchPreprocessingScript, Blink, CosmeticCorrection, StarAlignment, ImageIntegration, ChannelCombination,
DBE, ArcSinhStretch, MaskedStretch, BackgroundNeutralization
PS:
maskedBlend of two RGB images (maskedStreched and arcsinhStretch), LuminanceLayer with a arcsinhStretch image,
maskedLuminance Layer with a maskedStretch image, Levels, 2x maskedHighPassSharping, maskedDynamic,
masked NIK Define2 Noise Reduction, maskedLevels, 2x masked UnsharpMasking, maskedSelectiveColors

Messier 106

M106

Object: M106
Optic: CA300 (300/1200mm Newton f4), GPU Corrector
Mount: Skywatcher EQ8
Camera: ZWO ASI 183MM-C @ -20°C, Gain=53, Offset=10
Filter: ZWO EFW 7x36mm, Baader 36mm Filter
Exposure: total 22.3h, L 50x4min + 77x4min from RGB, Ha 48x4min (Gain=200), R 87x4min, G 77x4min, B 72x4min
183xBias, 51x Darks, 41x Flat per channel
Color: LRGB+Ha
Date1/Location1: 2020-04-13, Zirndorf
Date2/Location2: 2020-04-14, Zirndorf
Date3/Location3: 2020-04-21, Zirndorf
Date4/Location4: 2020-04-22, Zirndorf
Date5/Location5: 2020-04-23, Zirndorf

Capture: INDI Lib, INDI Starter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat), EQMODGUI, ASTAP
Guiding: TS-OAG 9mm, ASI120MM, PHD2, EQMOD
Image Processing:
PI:
BatchPreprocessingScript, CosmeticCorrection, StarAlignment, Blink, ImageIntegration, ChannelCombination,
DBE, ArcSinh Stretch for RBG, MaskedStretch for L, manual HistogramStretch for Ha, HistogramTransformation,
SCNR, PhotometricColorCorrection

ImPPG:
Deconvolution, UnsharpMasking

Startools:
Autodev, Deconvolution

PS:
Dynamic, Levels to all luminance Layers, masked blend of luminance Layers, maskedDynamic, maskedBlend of Ha-Layer, Curves and
HueSaturation with clipping Mask, Levels, maskedSoftlight, maskedUnsharpMasking, ColorBalance, maskedHighPassSharping,
masked NIK Define2 Noise Reduction, selectiveColors

Purgathofer-Weinberger 1 (PuWe1), PNG 158.9 + 17.8

Purgathofer-Weinberger 1

Object: Purgathofer-Weinberger 1 (PuWe1), PNG 158.9 + 17.8
Optic: BA200 (200/584mm Newton f/2.9) + Newtonmaster, ASA 0,73x Newton Coma Corrector
Camera: Moravian G2 8300 @-20°C, EFW-2S-10, Moravian OAG
Filter: Baader 36mm Filter
Exposure: total 22.6h, Ha 97x8min, OIII 68x8min, R 11x1min, G 11x1min, B 11x1min, 41x Dark, 102x Bias, 21x Flat
Color: HaOIIIRGB
Mount: Skywatcher EQ8, AZ-EQ6
Capture: INDI Lib, INDI Starter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat), EQMOD, ASTAP, SGP
Guiding: QHY5L-II, PHD2, EQMOD

Date1/Location1: 2020-03-22, Zirndorf
Date2/Location2: 2020-04-23, Zirndorf
Date3/Location3: 2020-03-24, Zirndorf
Date4/Location4: 2020-04-27, Zirndorf
Date5/Location5: 2020-04-28, Zirndorf

Image Processing:
Pixinsight:
BatchProcessingScript, CosmeticCorrection, StarAlignment, Blink, ChannelCombination, DBE, STF-Stretch for Ha/OIII,
PhotometricColorCorrection, ArcsinhStretch for RGB-Stars, PhotometricColorCorrection

Starnet++ from Nikita Misiura:
Starremoval for NB-Channels

PS:
Blend of MaskedStretch and HistogramStretched image, NIK Collection dfine2, Levels,
highPassSharping, Dynamic


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