M1 - NGC 1952 - The Crab Nebula SHO
M1 (Crab Nebula) HOS
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RGB version here: www.flickr.com/photos/floppypaws/6645480569/in/photostream/
This is a wonderful narrow band target, very strong and fairlly equal in Ha, Sii and Oiii. As I was processing this, I was thinking how simular this is to an Opal gemstone.
Next I will see if there is any Nii in this and then if there is, try to figure a way to blend that in.
Camera - STL 6303 Astrodon 3nm Ha,7nm Oiii, 3nm Sii
OTA - Celestron C14HD @3899.4/F10.94
RA 05h 34m 27s, Dec +22° 01' 27"
Pos Angle +187° 16', FL 3899.4 mm, 0.95"/Pixel
Exposure: All Bin2, Oct 30, Nov 1,2 2011
4 X 1 hour Ha(7nm) ( 4 hours)
4 X 1 hour Oiii(3nm) ( 4 hours)
4 X 1 hour Sii(3nm) ( 4 hours)
Total time 12 hours
Hubble pallet Si=Red Ha=Green, Oiii=Blue
Imaging and guiding thru Maxim DL, Guided thru MOAG 0.2 hrz
Process: Calibration/Assembly Maxim DL, post processing PixInsite/Photohop