RBA & AF Astrophotography

NGC 2170 widefield

Posted: February 1st, 2011



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This field from the constellation Monoceros, featuring the bright nebula NGC 2170 in the middle, is an incredible mix of nebula types: reflection nebula (the blue areas), emission nebula (reddish) and dark nebula (black), all bathed in scattered dust around the area.One challenge when imaging this field is that the geostationary superhighway crosses right in the middle, which in this case, it created an average of 4 to 6 satellite strikes on each of the subframes I took. Fortunately, using a sigma clipping combine to stack the different subframes was able to get rid of each and every strike in the final image.

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Mohammad Amin (Contact, Page), March 10th, 2011, 8:54
Hello
ur pics r great,i really admire u for ur works,i just had one question,do u use any filter!?i mean i'm sure u do but what filters?

RBA (Contact, Page), March 10th, 2011, 9:47
Hi Mohammad. Thanks for your comments!
I use Astrodon LRGBHa 1st gen filters.
2nd gen. are much better, but they're not cheap either ;-)

Mohammad Amin (Contact, Page), March 20th, 2011, 21:39
hello rogelio
sorry for disturbance,i have one more question,i searched all over the internet but i couldn't find any website to download PixInsight,if u have any info that u think it might help me please just let me know!tnx for ur help :-)

RBA (Contact, Page), March 20th, 2011, 21:51
http://www.pixinsight.com/

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