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Sh2-257 Sh2-254 Sh2-255(IC2162) Sh2-256 in Ha

Sh2-257 Sh2-254 Sh2-255(IC2162) Sh2-256 in Ha

 

Conditions were a little spotty with 20-30% cloud cover on half of the samples.Still a reasonable result. There is little Oiii/Sii emmision. The plan is to be gathering RGB data and using the Ha for luminance.

Equipment:

Mount-Paramount ME

Image Train:- SBIG STL 6303 -> Astrodon MOAG-> OTA

OTA: - Celestron HD14

Filtration: Heutech IDAS LPS-P2 prefilter, Astrondon NB

Plate Solve:

RA 06h 12m 34s, Dec +17° 59' 02"

Pos Angle +05° 37', FL 3851.3 mm, 0.96"/Pixel

 

Collection Dates: Dec 6,7 2012

 

8 X 30 minutes (Ha 3u) Bin 2 (240 minutes

Total time on target 4.0 hours

 

Imaging: CCD Autopilot driving SkyX/Maxim DL/Robofocus guiding thru Maxim DL thru MOAG 0.1 hrz

Process: Calibration/Assembly Maxim DL, post processing PixInsite/Photohop

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Taken on December 7, 2012