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The “AstroBin Image of the Day ” (IOTD) is a long-running system to promote beautiful, interesting, peculiar or otherwise amazing astrophotography. Its goal is to promote the output of the amateur astrophotography community to a wider audience, thus increasing interest in this wonderful hobby.

 

【Aphrodite’s jewel NGC1398】IOTD 11/27/2021

Astrophotographer: Patrick Dufour

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Integration: 13h

【28 Panel – Pleiades to California】
Photographer: @sprinklestudios

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor APP · Photoshop · PixInsight · PHD2 Guiding · Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Chroma 50mm L · Chroma 50mm B · Chroma 50mm G · Chroma 50mm R

Frames:
Chroma 50mm B: 436×300″ (36h 20′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm G: 433×300″ (36h 5′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm L: 1790×180″ (89h 30′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm R: 435×300″ (36h 15′) bin 1×1

Integration: 198h 10′
【PaRasMoMi-1 Large Bubble Nebula in Monoceros – New Discovery!!!】

Photographer: Patrick Dufour

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm · Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb · Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm · Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 27×600″ (4h 30′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm: 55×600″ (9h 10′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm: 12×600″ (2h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 124×120″ (4h 8′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 19h 48′
【NGC1333】
Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red · Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance · Astrodon Ha 3nm

Accessory: QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M · Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor

Dates:Oct. 29, 2019 , Nov. 1, 2019 , Nov. 2, 2019 , Dec. 1, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 214×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 22.7 hours

Resolution: 4000×2988【Mineral Moon】

Photographer: Ignacio Diaz Bobillo

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 167 FLZ

Imaging cameras: QHY 163M

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Blue · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Red

Accessory: Astro-Physics Field Flattener

Date: Dec. 6, 2019

Frames: 75

Focal length: 1250

Seeing: 2

Resolution: 3409×2557

Locations: Home backyard, General Pacheco, Buenos Aires, Argentina【The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath】

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted · Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted · Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35

Dates:Feb. 5, 2021 , Feb. 9, 2021 , Feb. 12, 2021 , March 5, 2021 , March 26, 2021 , April 2, 2021

Frames:
Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 35×1800″ (17h 30′) -5C bin 1×1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 35×1800″ (17h 30′) -5C bin 1×1

Integration: 47h【ORION – a 200 panel mosaic】

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132 · William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A 16200 #2 · QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO · Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1 · William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red · Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance

Accessory: Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator

Dates:Sept. 11, 2015 , Sept. 4, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 640h 48′【The Seagull Nebula – IC 2177 – 3 Panel Mosaic】

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel

Dates:Feb. 22, 2021 , Feb. 23, 2021 , Feb. 24, 2021 , Feb. 26, 2021 , March 5, 2021

Frames:
Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 75×1800″ (37h 30′) -5C bin 1×1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 45×1800″ (22h 30′) -5C bin 1×1

Integration: 72h【Orion’s Nebulas】

Photographer: Chuck Manges

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED102T CF

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 9M

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Focal reducers: William Optics Field Flattener IV

Software: PHD guiding · photoshop · Nebulosity

Filters: Baader L 36mm · Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm · Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm

Dates:Jan. 21, 2013

Frames:Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm: 36×1200″ (12h) -30C bin 1×1

Integration: 12h【Zooming into Tarantula】

Photographer: Ignacio Diaz Bobillo

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 167 FLZ

Imaging cameras: QHY 163M

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Software: PixInsight · Digital Photo Professional · Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL 6 Pro · Simulation Curriculum Starry Night Pro Plus 7

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 OIII 3 nm · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 H-alpha 3 nm

Accessory: Astro-Physics Field Flattener

Dates:Oct. 23, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 H-alpha 3 nm: 48×180″ (2h 24′) -20C bin 1×1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 OIII 3 nm: 30×180″ (1h 30′) -20C bin 1×1

Integration: 3h 54′【Cygnus Loop- 22hrs per panel- 6 panel mosaic @ 1.67 pixel scale】

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132 · William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A 16200 #2 · QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO · Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1 · William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Baader O III 8.5nm · Astrodon Ha 3nm

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M · Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator · Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor

Dates: July 26, 2019, July 28, 2019, July 29, 2019, Aug. 7, 2019, Aug. 9, 2019, Aug. 14, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 40×600″ (6h 40′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 3nm Astrodon O3: 40×600″ (6h 40′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 21h 20′【NGC3372 – Carina Nebula – HD】

Photographer: Christian_Hilbert

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 120 ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 16200A

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R-PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lunatico Astronomia Lunatico guidescope 60mm

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro · Photoshop CC PS · PHD2 PHD 2 · Pixinsight

Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm OIII 3nm · Baader Planetarium SII 2″ 8.5nm · Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 2″ 7nm

Dates:March 22, 2020 , March 27, 2020 , June 25, 2020

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 2″ 7nm: 15×900″ (3h 45′) -20C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm OIII 3nm: 27×900″ (6h 45′) -20C bin 1×1
Baader Planetarium SII 2″ 8.5nm: 18×900″ (4h 30′) -20C bin 1×1

Integration: 15h【C/2018 Y1 & NGC2903 (color)】

Photographer: Rabbit Zhang

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106 / f5

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 695A

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106 / f5

Guiding cameras: QHY5-III 178M

Focal reducers: LiDong Electronic focusing

Software: Photoshop CC 2015 · SGP Pro SGPro Sequence Generator 2.6.1.108

Filters: Astrodon 1.25″ L · Astrodon 1.25″ R · Astrodon 1.25″ B · Astrodon 1.25″ G

Accessory: Sky Mini PC

Frames: 40×60″ (40′)

Integration: 40′【Sun (March 29th, 2021)】

Photographer: Mehmet Ergun

Imaging telescopes or lenses: sharpstar 121SDQ

Imaging cameras: QHY5III174M 174M

Mounts: Rainbow Astro RST-135

Filters: DayStar Gemini  ·  Baader ERF 130mm Baader ERF

Accessory: Hutech hinode solar guider