MUG OF THE MONTH April - May.
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ref 02 Star Tools .. IC 1396 Elephants Trunk (The Misty Clover Cluster). Data 09.05.18-10.05.18 Christchurch Dorset, UK - Mount Ioptron CEM25p - OTA Willaims Optics Zenithstar 71ED Canon 600Da ISO 800 - Subs 19 x 10min + 11 x 10mins Ha (Astronomic Clip filter).. Stacked in Nebulosity 4 - Processed in Star Tools as two separate runs then combine/blend colour + Halpha in Layer module.
ref 01 First light with QHY168C and Vixen Visac
Date Friday, 06 April 2018
ref 03 Data gathered on 8th March 2018 in Birmingham. Image taken with Skywatcher ED80 DS pro on SW EQ5 pro - guided with finder guider. 12 images of 270s in length (54 mins) taken at ISO 1600 on Unmodified Canon 200D with clip in Skytech CLS filter. Darks, flats and Bias applied. Stacking carried out in DSS and all processing in StarTools. Diffraction spikes added post processing as I still like sparkly things :) Date Tuesday, 10 April 2018
ref 05 M13 & NGC 6207 14.04.18
Stretford, Manchester Opticstar ARX200 8" f/3.9 Astrograph, Opticstar f/3.9 corrector Aperture 203mm - Focal Length 790mm Rowan Belt modded HEQ5
Nikon D5100 ISO 1600
Lumicon Deep Sky Filter
90 x 360 secs Lights
25 x Dark
25 x Dark Flat
25 x Flat
20 x Bias 1/4000
Stacked in DSS 4.0.1
Processed in Star Tools
ref 12 101x8s. Processed with Startools.
ref 11 Scope - Equinox 80ED Pro 500mm FL. Camera - Modified Canon 1200D. Mount guided NEQ6 Pro. Ha - 12nm astronomik clip filter. 35x600s. OIII - 12nm astronomik clip filter. 24x600s. Darks, flats & bias. Stacked in DSS, Processed with Star Tools. Rural light pollution. Star Tools process, processed both Ha & OIII individually but the same workflow, 71% bin, gradient wipe, develop, colour, HDR optimise, life isolate & moderate, tracking, final noise reduction then layered using lighten. Date Monday, 14 May 2018
ref 14 Star Tools .. NGC 7635 Bubble Nebula. Data 23.05.18 Christchurch Dorset, UK - Mount Ioptron CEM25p - OTA Willaims Optics Zenithstar 71ED Canon 600Da ISO 800 - (Astronomic CLS clip filter) - Subs 15 x 10min ..(inc. Darks Flats and Bias) Stacked in APP - Processed in Star Tools