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29-JAN-2012 Press F11 for full screen mode

Hubbles Rose AAPOD Image of the Month

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Amateur Astronomy Picture Of the Day (AAPOD) 15 March 2012:'s-Rose-.html

AAPOD image of the Month March 2012:

Highly Commended - David Malin Awards 2012

If you are interested in one of these scopes contact me at:

Orion Optics AG12 F3.8
FLI ProLine 16803 CCD & CFW-5-7 + Atlas Focuser
Ha OIII SII = 180 120 95 min RGB (stars only) = 20 12 12min (all bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
-30C chip temp, darks and flats (Astronomik Aurora Light Panel used for flats)
Focal length 1180mm
Image scale 1.57"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

Poor to Average seeing, heavy light pollution.

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 4

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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