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Wael Omar
Cairo, EGYPT
10:30 pm

Equipment Details:

Redcat 51 scope
Skywatcher EQ 35 pro mount
Antila filters Ha,SI 3 nm
Optolong O III 6.5 nm
ZWO ASI 294 mm pro camera.

Post-processing Details:

The most difficult for me was the heavy gradient of Light pollution as i shot this image in bortle 8 sky.
I took too much time in dealing with the noise and gradients in pixinsight and photoshop.
Stretching the O iii data was a pain as it was the nosiest stacked image and i tried to apply MMT and several masks to stretch it in a nice way,

Image Details:

I present to you the " Heart Nebula"
Image took over 48 Hours of imaging along October.
Too much pain, Thrill and Excitement during imaging of this Nebula and i ended up with this Lovely Gas and Dust Collection.
I think this is a new record in Astrophotography Imaging time in Egypt and Arab world " 48 Hours 12 minutes and 30 seconds"