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11/09/2021

Equipment Details:

ZWO 1600MM Pro(bin 1x1) with ZWO 7nm HO filters
15.09.2020 - Ha 5' x 12
10.01.2021 - Ha 5' x 42
11.01.2021 - OIII 5' x 41
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ZWO 294MM Pro(bin 2x2) with Antlia 3nm HO filters
11.10.2021 - Ha 5' x 21
01.11.2021 - Ha 5' x 27, OIII 5' x 37
09.11.2021 - OIII 5' x 39
Total Ha - 5 minutes x 102
Total O3 - 5 minutes x 117
Total integration time: 18.25 hours with Flats, darks
Sensor temp: -5°
Equipment: Samyang 135mm lens at f4 - AZEQ6 Mount (TS Optics 60mm guide scope with ZWO224MC cam for guiding)

Post-processing Details:

Processing software: Pixinsight(Stacking, HOO Combination, DBE, MSLT, HT, pixel math, CC, CurvesT, SCNR, Deconvolution, LHE, MorphologicalT.

Image Details:

The Spaghetti Nebula - Simeis 147

It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this detailed image of faint supernova remnant Simeis 147. Also cataloged as Sharpless 2-240 it goes by the popular nickname, the Spaghetti Nebula. Seen toward the boundary of the constellations Taurus and Auriga, due to its large size and being extremely faint, this target is challenging to photograph. It covers nearly 3 degrees or 6 full moons in the sky. That's about 150 light-years at the stellar debris cloud's estimated distance of 3,000 light-years. This composite includes image data taken through narrow-band filters, enhancing the reddish emission from ionized hydrogen atoms to trace the shocked, glowing gas. The supernova remnant has an estimated age of about 40,000 years, meaning light from the massive stellar explosion first reached Earth 40,000 years ago. But the expanding remnant is not the only aftermath. The cosmic catastrophe also left behind a spinning neutron star or pulsar, all that remains of the original star's core.