Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding telescope or lens: Orion 50mm GuideScope
Focal reducer: Astro Tech Field Flattener
Filters: Astronomik H-alpha 6nm, Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 36mm Round Fil, Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB, AstroDon O3 5nm, AstroDon 5nm Ha, Astrodon E-series LRGB
AstroDon 5nm Ha: 4x900" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik H-alpha 6nm: 4x1200" bin 1x1
Astronomik H-alpha 6nm: 8x900" bin 1x1
AstroDon O3 5nm: 6x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB: 20x360" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB: 10x360" -10C bin 1x1
Integration: 9.3 hours
Avg. Moon age: 18.50 days
Avg. Moon phase: 20.09%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00
Astrometry.net job: 558458
RA center: 337.401 degrees
DEC center: -20.703 degrees
Orientation: 90.149 degrees
Field radius: 1.172 degrees
Locations: Home, Ocala, Florida, United States
Widefield of Helix nebula in Aquarius
This was imaged using the 80mm Orion EON and the Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chretien with a focal length of 1625mm (f/8).
RGB 6min subs totaling 3 hours (1 hour each channel) using the Orion 80mm EON with a focal length of 480mm (f/6.25).
Ha 20min subs totaling 1 hour and 20 minutes.
OIII 20 min subs totaling 2 hours using the Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chretien with a focal length of 1625mm (f/8)
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8
Losmandy G11 Gemini II German equatorial mount
Imaging telescopes: Orion 80mm EON and Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chretien.
Processing software: DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop CS5 and RegiStar
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