Sunday, September 13, 2015

Barnard 143 - My first dark nebula

I tried to image my first dark nebula: Barnard 143. The dark nebula itself doesn't have any details, i.e. the image only consists of stars and dark areas:

These objects are pretty good for our light polluted backyard! This image has a little over 6 hours of data! Processing was very straight forward (gradient removal, color calibration, stretching).