HaLRGB M51 | Ted Rafferty

Photographer
Ted Rafferty
Email
raff650@comcast.net
Location of photo
United States
Date/Time of photo
Feb/Mar 2013
Equipment
Orion 10-inch f/4.7 reflector with an SBIG ST2000XM imager on a Losmandy G11 mount. Guided using an Orion ST-80 with an DSI Pro 2 imager.
Description
And HaLRGB image of M51. Ha layer is a combination of 1x1 binned 900s exposures, L of 1x1 binned 600s, R and G of 2x2 binned 420s, and B of 2x2 binned 600s exposures. Exposures taken over five different nights. Exposures captured using Nebulosity 2 and guiding using PHD. Image processing using DeepSkyStacker, Nebulosity 2, PhotoShop, and PixInsight LE.
Website
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