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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:
Debra Ceravolo’s Narrowband Color technique using Gradient Map’s, Levels, Exposure

Holmberg 124 Galaxy Group

Holmberg 124 Group

Object: Holmberg 124 Group (NGC2805, NGC2820, NGC2820A, NGC2814)
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 12,7h, L 74x4min + 39x4min L from RGB, R 38x4min, G 39x4min, B 39x4min
183xBias, 101x Darks, 41x Flat per channel and date
Color: LRGB
Date1/Location1: 2019-03-31, Zirndorf (Moon through RGB)
Date2/Location2: 2019-04-01, Zirndorf (Moon)
Capture: INDI Lib, INDI Starter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat), ASTAP
Guiding: TS-OAG 9mm, ASI120MM, PHD2, EQMOD
Image Processing:
PI:
Blink, BatchPreprocessingScript, CosmeticCorrection, StarAlignment, ImageIntegration, ChannelCombination
DBE, HistogramTransformation, ArcSinh Stretch for RGB, HistogramStretch + MaskedStretch for L, PhotometricColorCorrection
PS:
NIK Define2 Noise Reduction, Dynamic, LuminanceLayer, maskedLuminanceLayer, Dynamic, HighPassSharping, Levels,
ColorBalance, maskedUnsharpMasking, maskedMinimumfilter, Levels

h&x Per, Double Cluster

h&x Per

Object: NGC884/NGC869 h&x Per
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 2h, 3x8min, R 40x1min, G 40x1min, B 40x1min, 51x Dark, 161x Bias, 21x Flat
Color: RGB
Mount: Skywatcher EQ8
Capture: INDI Lib, INDI Starter, CCDCiel (Sequencing, Autofocus, Dithering, AutomaticFlat), EQMOD, ASTAP
Guiding: QHY5L-II, PHD2, EQMOD
Date/Location: 2020-01-16, Zirndorf

Image Processing:
Pixinsight:
WeightedBatchProcessingScript, ChannelCombination, DBE, MaskedStretch, HistogramStretch
PhotometricColorCorrection

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


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