Tulip Nebula


Paul Swift


Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD100 f/3.8 Astrograph
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight 1.8, Main Sequence Software, Photoshop CS5
Filters: Baader Ha 8.5nm
Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel, Starlight Xpress Lodestar Guider, Baader Planetarium 36mm narrowband filters
Resolution: 3328×2504

In this version of the Tulip Nebula, I reduced the star field to reveal some of the interesting and delicate structure within the nebula. Hope you find this interesting.