The North America and Pelican Nebulae Imaged with a CCD Camera In Narrow Band

Imaged from Nova Scotia Summer, 2012 through a Canon EF180mm f3.5L telephoto lens using a SBIG ST-8300M mono CCD camera with Astrodon 3nm Narrow Band filters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colour Mapped Image-Hubble Palette

Data
Taking Camera SBIG ST-8300M Nova Scotia July, 2012, ~mag 6.4 Sensor @-20C
Imaging OTA Canon EF 180mm f3.5L
Equivalent focal length and ratio 180mm f3.5
Mount Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Guiding PHD with SBIG STi and 100mmFL/f2.8 Guidescope
SII,Ha,OIII - Total integration time 23hours SII-5X30min plus 18X15min, Ha-31X15min, OIII-33X15min-Astrodon 3nm filters-unbinned
Calibration and Stacking Darks,Flats and Bias - PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Bob Franke's Selective Color technique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starless Narrowband Version-Hubble Palette-180mm

Data
Taking Camera SBIG ST-8300M Nova Scotia July, 2012, ~mag 6.4 Sensor @-20C
Imaging OTA Canon EF 180mm f3.5L
Equivalent focal length and ratio 180mm f3.5
Mount Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Guiding PHD with SBIG STi and 100mmFL/f2.8 Guidescope
SII,Ha,OIII - Total integration time 23hours SII-5X30min plus 18X15min, Ha-31X15min, OIII-33X15min-Astrodon 3nm filters-unbinned
Calibration and Stacking Darks,Flats and Bias - PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Bob Franke's Selective Color technique, and Star removal using J-P Metsavainio's PS Action

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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