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Abell12 NB and LRGB

Abell 12, Magnitude 12.4 Planetary Nebula in Orion.
Often called the "Hidden Nebula" because it is very difficult to observe and image due to its proximity to Mag 4 star, Mu Orionis

Imaging Camera: QSI540 wsg
Imaging Scope: 9.25" Celestron edge at F/10
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar x 2, PHD2
Mount:Avalon M Uno
Filters: Astrodon
Exposure: 10 minute subs. 2.5 hours 5nm OIII and 2.5 hours 5nm Ha, binned X2
3 minute subs. 1 hour each LRGB unbinned
Processing: CCD Stack and PS CS2.
Date: 1/6/16, 1/11/16
Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ

Selected as Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Day (AAPOD2) for 4/12/16

Selected as The Astro Imaging Channel (TAIC) Image of the Week for 1/17/16

Later version selected as Astobin IOTD: 4/12/21

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