NGC6357 - Gum 66 - War and Peace Nebula in Scorpius - 27/6/2014 (Processed cropped stack)
Imaged at Perth Observatory.
Entered unsuccessfully into Astrofest 2015.
A revisit of the War and Peace Nebula with my AP modified Canon 70D and the 8" PowerNewt, with far better detail and lower image noise. See also less softened and uncropped versions .
DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4 Stacked 85% of 11 Images ISO 800, 120 Sec @ ISO 800, 36 DARK @ 120 Sec @ ISO 500, 32 BIAS, 16 FLATS, Post-processed with Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 and Noise Ninja.
Telescope - PowerNewt 200mm f/4 with PowerNewt(ASA) f/2.84 Reducer/Coma Corrector, No filters, Baader BCF modified Canon 70D DSLR field 90' x 134' , Ambient 6C. EQMOD EQASCOM with Ascom 6 for mount control. Backyard EOS Pro 3.0.3 for Image acquisition. Mount - Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro. Guidescope - Orion ShortTube 80 with Starlight Xpress SuperStar (Mono) CCD Auto Guider and Stark Labs PHD auto guiding software.