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Friday, November 26, 2010
Jones1, colorized O-III, 5h 20min.
Jones 1, PK104-29.1, is a one of the dimmest planetary nebula. It locates in constellation Pegasus.
I started this project last night and didn't realize how dim this really is. In this image there is 16x1200s O-III exposures, 5h 20min. ( Baader 8,5 nm O-III filter) and it was barely visible in any of the subexposures.
I will shoot more O-III later for this. There is some H-alpha emission and I will shoot that later too.
I like the "mystique" outlook of this nebula.
There is not too many images of this around due the extremely low surface brightness, even though it has a largish diameter to a planetary nebula, about Four arcminutes.
Processing work flow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07.
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.
Telescope, Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f5
Camera, QHY9 Guiding, SXV-AO @ 3,5Hz
Image Scale, 0,75 arcseconds/pixel
O-III 16x1200s, binned 1x1, 5h 20min.
Posted by J-P Metsavainio at 3:13 PM