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LMC Tarantula Halpha

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This is the second light image with my new Takahashi FSQ106EDX4 and FLI Proline16803.

Takahashi FSQ106EDX4
FLI Proline 16803, CFW-5-7, Robofocus
Halpha = 210min bin 1X1
New Deep-Sky RGB Astronomik filters
-30C chip temp, dark frames and flats (using Aurora Flat Field Panel) applied
Focal length 530mm, FOV = 4deg X 4deg
Image scale 3.5"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar

Data collected over three nights, 29 Oct, 14 & 20 Nov 2017, good seeing, good transparency

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro Shop (Aus)

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 5

Catseye Collimation

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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Sakib 22-Nov-2017 17:31
I'd quite like to see the OIII on its own as well.