Complete LRGB Tutorial of NGC292, The Small Magellanic Cloud
by Christian Sasse, Astronomer in Charge of iTelescope.net
This is a new and updated version using APP 1.081, the old version created with APP 1.075 can be found here
This tutorial consists of 3 parts and is a complete tutorial from loading the raw filter data to a final LRGB color image ready for publication.
The data used in the tutorial is completely available for download, so you can follow all steps and learn what is happening with the data at each processing step.
All light frames and calibration frames can be downloaded by clicking here. (2,5 GB)
The data was acquired, in august 2019, with iTelescope T08:
“T8 is a 106mm Takahashi FSQ telescope based at SSO in Australia. It has a selection of RGB and Narrowband imaging filters. Its teamed with a sensitive FLI Microline CCD and a full house filter wheel.
T8 is a prime imaging platform in the southern hemisphere with exceptional optics and will be able to gather data of APOD winning quality.”
The tutorial was created by Christian Sasse, Astronomer in Charge of iTelescope.net , using Astro Pixel Processor 1.081, with an advisory role for Mabula Haverkamp, the main developer of Astro Pixel Processor.
LRGB Tutorial of NGC292
Part 1: Introduction and Image Loading
Part 2: Calibration to Integration
Part 3: Color Image – Light Pollution and Star Color Correction- Final Touches