Astrophotography Emission Nebula Reflection Nebula

Astrophoto: NGC 6914 – 08/23

Reflection nebula embedded in HII. The newly processed data from my first astrophoto taken with my Baader 95/580 CaF2 Travel Companion APO in 2023.

My 2023 version of the NGC 6914, VdB 131 and VdB 132. Reflection Nebulae embedded in HII and 1st light of my new Baader APO 95/580 CaF2 Travel Companion. This one is the result of my new workflow in 01/2024.

First Light! 6 hours of LIGHTS stretched over 3 evenings, 250 BIASES and 150 FLATS.

My first astrophoto with the telescope of my deams, the Baader APO 95/580 CaF2 Travel Companion.

And the first Astrophoto after hypertuning my HEQ5 PRO.

High resolution on Astrobin:

Workflow 2023 vs Workflow 2024

Technical overview

TelescopeBaader APO 95/580 CaF2 Travel Companion
Focal Length590mm
Erecting LenseBaader M68 Field Flattener
CameraCANON EOS M100(a)
Guiding: Guide Scope240mm
Guiding CameraQHY 5-III-462C
Photography Date08/21/2023
Exposure-Time Lights112x180s
Correction framesFLATS, BIASES, (DARKS)
SensitivityISO 800
Processing Date08/25/2023
Reprocessing Date01/22/2024
Software-StackEKOS/INDI, PixInsight, Affinity Photo
Capture PlaceKoblenz, Germany

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