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Prawn Nebula - NASA APOD 4 July 2016

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NASA APOD 4th July 2016:
Orion Optics AG12 12" F3.8 corrected Newtonian astrograph

Camera System 1:
FLI ProLine 16803 CCD & CFW-5-7 + Atlas Focuser
SII Ha OIII (RGB) = 60 60 60min (6 6 6min) = 3.3hrs bin 1X1 Astronomik filters
-30C chip temp, darks and flats (Astronomik Aurora Light Panel used for flats)
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 1.6"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

Camera System 2:
Starlightxpress SXVF-H694, SX USB CFW, SX OAG unit + Atlas Focuser
SIIHaOIII = 140 180 130min = 7.5hrs total exposure (bin 1X1)
Using new Astronomik 6nm Narrowband filters
-20C chip temp, flats used but no dark frames.
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 0.84"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar

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SmartmilToys.com12-Nov-2016 08:09
Alex van der Giessen18-Jun-2016 10:37
wow...very nice