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Helix Nebula AAPOD 4 June 2012

AAPOD 4 June 2012:

Image of the Month June 2012 AAPOD 3rd place:

Combining two different optical systems and Astronomik narrowband filters this image has been
processed to reveal both the complex Halpha and fascinating radiating OIII spoke like structures.

If you are interested in the AG12 contact me at:

Starfire 6" APO + 12" F3.8 AG12 Corrected Newtonian
LHaSIIOIII 29hrs total (bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
FLI ProLine 11002 & CFW-2-7 + ProLine 16803 & CFW-5-7

Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

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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