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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:
http://aapod.astronomy.fm/2012-03-15_Hubble's-Rose-.html

AAPOD image of the Month March 2012:
http://aapod.astronomy.fm/aapod-monthly-winners.html

Highly Commended - David Malin Awards 2012

If you are interested in one of these scopes contact me at: m.sidonio@bigpond.com

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

Comments
Poor to Average seeing, heavy light pollution.

Equipment setup:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/ag12_testing

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

http://www.orionoptics.co.uk/

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

http://www.flicamera.com/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

http://www.astro-electronic.de/

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

http://www.astronomik.com/en/home

http://www.gerdneumann.net/

MSB Software & Astroart 4

http://www.msb-astroart.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

http://www.skylab.com.au/


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