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IKO - DWB 111 Propellor Nebula Data Release - November 2020


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This is our fourth release of IKO data and as promised it should be more regular here on.

The small print:

  • We will be releasing all public data from the Ikarus Observatory project under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial licence. What this means is you are free to share, copy and redistribute the data as you see fit and adapt, remix, transform and build upon it but you must attribute 'Ikarus Observatory' as the source of the original data and must not use it for commercial purposes - i.e. no sticking images on the side of mugs and selling then :D

Beyond that, enjoy and have fun!

You can find out more about the IKO project here including details of the equipment used, observatory site etc.. This image was processed in the Pixinsight Weighted Batch Pre-Processor and comprises:

  • Ha - 80 x 20 mins
  • OIII - 80 x 20 mins
  • SII - 80 x 20 mins
  • Bias 101x
  • Flats 21x for each filter
  • Darks 21x 20 mins

These have been stacked and calibrated in Pixinsight. The raw XISF, FITS or TIF files can be downloaded here.

Details of the processing competition are here.

I hope you enjoy playing with the data and we look forwards to sharing more very soon!

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