LDN 1235_VDB 150_Dark Shark

Posted by Liors
on Saturday, September 11, 2021
Captured from the Negev desert Israel on Sep 4 & Sep 7, 2021.
Two nights sessions.
Conditions- Bortel 3, Moonless nights, clear skies, worm weather, relatively stable skies, wind on first session and come on second session, excellent guiding on most of the nights.

Imaging Tech Details:
Lum- 44x120sec-bin1 @ -10deg C` on sensor- 1h,28m
Lum- 88x180sec-bin1 @ -10deg C` on sensor- 4h,24m
R- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h
G- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h
B- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h
Total integration time for subs- 11h,52m
Bias-100, Flat-30 (no dark) were combined for each filter.
Slightly cropped- 2658 x 2112 res/pxl

Equipment tech details:
Scope- Tak FSQ85EDX
Plus QE 0.73X reducer.
Mount- iOptron IEQ45 Pro.
Camera- Starlight Xpress Trius SX694 mono & SX Filter Wheel.
Filters- Astrodon 36mm unmounted E series Gen2 LRGB.
Guider- SX Lodestar x2 & SX OAG.
Power & data control: Pegasus UPBv2.
Focus control: Pegasus stepper motor v2 kit.

Software tech details:
Camera & mount control- Voyager.
Guiding- PHD2.
Sky chart- Voyager web Dashboard, Frame and Mosaic tool.
Mount main control- iOptron via Ascom.
Registration, Calibration & stacking images- PixInsight
Processing- PixInsight, PS CS6.
Tags: nebula
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