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Jeffrey Horne
Nashville, TN, USA & Bone Cave, TN, USA
01:00 am

Equipment Details:

Imaging telescope: TPO Ultrawide 180
Imaging camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ6R-PRO
Guiding telescopes: ZWO Mini Guide Scope
Guiding camera: ZWO ASI290MM Mini
Software: ZWO ASIAir Pro, Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight, Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC
Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2'', Optolong L-eXtreme 2"
Accessory: ZWO AsiAir Pro

Post-processing Details:

Calibrated, stacked, light pollution removal in Astro Pixel Processor. Color calibration, stretching, curves, Starnet++ in Pixinsight. Levels, noise reduction, sharpening, and selective stretching in Photoshop. I removed the stars from the 20 minute sub stack, and replaced them with the 90 sec L-Pro subs.

Image Details:

The Cygnus Loop, taken mostly from light-polluted Nashville, TN.