Stellar Shot of the Week: October 23, 2020
"The Veil Nebula" (NGC 6992) - by Eric Drehler
Congratulations to Eric Drehler for taking this week's Stellar Shot! Erictook this image with his Stellarvue SVX102T and a ZWO-ASI1600MM-P, running on top of an AstroPhysics Mach1 GTO. This is a strong start for Eric who is still in the early stages of this hobby, and while he was kind enough to attribute much of this to the telescope we think his processing is pretty top-notch as well. The stars are well-colored and sharp, the tracking appears to have been excellent, and his final color balance is a very pleasing mix of reds from Ha and blues from Oiii. Check out the rest of Eric's portfolio on Astrobin under the username of "falconer".
Imaging telescope: Stellarvue SVX102T
Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO GEM
Main Imaging Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro
Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO 290MM
Focal reducer/field flattener: Stellarvue SFFX-1 FF
Software: Starkeeper Voyager PHD2, AstroPixelProcessor, PixInsight
Filters: Baader LRGB, Ha, SII, and OIII
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