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The Heart and Soul Nebulae in Narrowband

This one took over 60 hours to collect the data for, this was taken from my backyard near phoenix Arizona. I Used an 80mm Apo refractor and a CCD camera on an Orion Atlas mount which compensates for the earth's rotation allowing for long exposures of deep space objects. the sheer size of the original at 3.7gigs crashed my processing software quite a few times, but the final result was well worth it.

sbig st-8300m
480mm · f/80 · 60 hours
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Nate Woods's picture

Absolutely Amazing. Great work.

Josh Borup's picture

Thank you!

Spy Black's picture

Wonderful stuff. I tip my hat to you sir. I'm just getting into a little of this as well, although it'll be a while before I'll do anything like this. Great work.

Josh Borup's picture

Thank you, well if you ever need any tips/advice let me know, I'm always happy to help!

Chris Hawkins's picture

Beautifull Photography

Brian Allan's picture

Beautiful astro-image!

Benjamin ZIEGLER's picture

Amazing !!!

voc alger's picture

Excellent f80?? is that a typo?

Josh Borup's picture

Thank you! Yeah it was actually at f/6, for some reason their system calculated f/80

Logan Williams's picture

Man I gotta tell you this is one incredible picture, and your dedication to this is unbelievable