Tag Archives: Cygnus

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Eastern Veil Process

Here is a more thorough process of the Eastern Veil shot earlier this month.┬áIt soon became clear that more data is required for a truly clean result – as once I I had removed subs […]

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Witch’s Broom Process

Today I have had a crack at processing the Witch’s Broom data using the trial version of PixInsight. PixInsight is not immediatley intuitive and I would say that Harry Page’s excellent video tutorials (http://www.harrysastroshed.com) are […]

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Crescent Nebula

Fifth Clear night in a row. Sleep deprivation setting in now. Cygnus is still perfectly situated for me – so this time I went after another one of its finest – the Crescent nebula. My […]

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The Witch’s Broom

Third clear night in a row. Amazing. Although I suspect I should be getting more data to clean up the Eastern Veil project I can’t resist a crack at the Witches Broom in the Western […]

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Complete Eastern Veil – first cut

Amazingly that is 2 clear nights in a row now – so I have been able to have another night capturing OIII and SII for the ‘head’ of the nebula. I have also had a […]

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An Eastern Veil Tail

Last night I managed to get 6*20mins of OIII and 4*20Min of SII of the Eastern veil tail and crudely mashed them together I am pretty pleased to see the colour result. The SII has […]

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First CCD Project – first real data.

So, time for the first project – and with Cygnus currently rising over the back of the house just after darkness (~22:30) I’m not short of options. Cygnus hosts a number of the sky’s most […]

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