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IC 405 and IC 410 with Hydrogen Alpha Filter

Object Name: IC 405 and IC 410

Object Type: Emission Nebula

Acquisition Date: 11/11/2018

Location: Vista, San Diego County, California



• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted hydrogen alpha filter – 7nm bandpass
• Guiding – Borg 77ED with ZWO ASI120MM-S
• Mount – Astro-Physics 900GTO

Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro

Guider control – PHD2

Acquisition Details:

  • Imaging Camera – gain 200, offset 50 – cooled to -15
  • Exposures – 100 x 180 seconds


PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.

PixInsight – Image calibration, frame alignment and image stacking.  LocalNormalization tool used during image integration.  MultiscaleLinearTransform for noise attenuation and HistogramTransformation.

Photoshop – Levels, Curves, Smart Sharpen, Reduce Noise.

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IC 405 and IC 410
Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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