please remove my email from your list nyclady@xxxxxxx Lucia Wheele -----Original Message----- From: Adam Taylor Sent: Monday, July 22, 2013 4:59 PM To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: M16 - Hubble Palette Wow! > Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:59:59 -0700 > Subject: [AZ-Observing] M16 - Hubble Palette > From: mikewilesaz@xxxxxxxxx > To: AZ-Observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > With a portable imaging rig and the difficulties that come with deep sky > imaging during the monsoon season - M16 had always been at the top of my > list of things to image. Until this year, I'd not been able to do it. Now > that I have my equipment set up remotely, I was able to start imaging this > target as soon as it was getting high enough above the horizon as far back > as early May - even if it was just one frame per night. I was able to > finish the image in mid-June and started processing. > This image is a total of 37 hours of exposure time shot in the standard > Hubble palette: > > Red = Sulfur II filter (3nm) - 12 exposures @ 60 minutes each > Green = Hydrogen Alpha filter (3nm) - 13 exposures @ 60 minutes each > Blue = Oxygen III filter (3nm) - 12 exposures @ 60 minutes each > > All images were captured with an Explore Scientific ED152CF f/8 triplet > and > an SBIG ST-8300 CCD camera in Benson, AZ. All image processing from > calibration to final post-processing was done in PixInsight v1.8 RC7. I > was really happy with the end result considering that by the time I took > the last few frames, thermal noise was becoming an issue with the > encroaching summer temperatures. > > Comments and criticisms are always welcomed. Thanks for looking. > > M16 - Small Image w/capture details <http://www.astrobin.com/46647/> > > M16 - Full Screen Sized Image > <http://www.astrobin.com/full/46647/?mod=none> > > M16 - Full 8 megapixel resolution > image<http://www.astrobin.com/full/46647/0/?mod=none&real=> > > Mike > > > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.