Astrophotography Supernova

Astrophoto: Eastern Veil Nebula – Caldwell 33 – 08/22

A single software plugin changed the astrophotography game. I had to reprocess the Eastern Veil Nebula another time. This is the version using BlurXTerminator in my process.

I had to tackle this piece of sky a few times now. Always when a new genuine milestone appeared in the world of astrophotography. The plugin BlurXTerminator was responsible for the new reprocess in 2024

High resolution on Flickr:

Eastern Veil Nebula

The side by side comparisons of my results

Here the comparison between the versions of 2022 and 2024:

And the both results of 2023 and 2024:

Technical overview

TelescopeVIXEN ED80sf
Focal Length600mm
Aperture ratio7.5
Erecting LenseTSFlat2
FilterOptolong UV/IR Cut
MountSkywatcher HEQ-5
Mount ControlINDI
Guiding Scope Focal Length162 mm
Guiding Camera Chip4.8mm x 3.6mm, 8bit
Guiding Camera Resolution1280×960
Guiding SoftwareEKOS, INDI
Dithering3 pixel
CameraCANON EOS M100(a)
Methodfocal projection
Camera angle-90°
Camera ControlEKOS, INDI, Gphoto2
Photography Date08/07/2022
Exposure-Time Lights84x300s
Correction framesFLATS, BIASES
SensitivityISO 400
Post Processing Date08/11/2022
Reprocessing Date11/16/2023
And another reprocess01/04/2024
2022 Stacking, IntegrationPixInsight
2022 Post Processing SoftwarePixInsight
2023 ReprocessingPixInsight
Image EditingAffinity Photo
Capture PlaceKoblenz, Germany
LightpollutionBortle 5
Scattered lightstrong

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