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6 panels mosaic of North America and Pelican Nebula - Cannistra Bicolor

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Resolution: 5754x5860

Astrometry.net job: 382770

Locations: Observatoire personnel, Vérossaz, Valais, Switzerland

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NEW PROCESSING for my six panels mosaic of North America and Pelican Nebula - NGC7000, IC 5070 and IC 5067 - LRGB composition - Cannistra Bicolor L=H-a+POSS-II Red R=POSS-II Red G=Synthetic POSS-II Blue and Red B=POSS-II Blue

http://www.starrywonders.com/bicolortechniquenew.html

Data from POSS-II Survey and David Lindemann

POSS-II Survey (http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~wws/poss2.html) (20 panels of 60x60 arc/min for Red and Blue data)

Captured 04.14.2013,04.15.2013, 04.17.2013, 04.23.2013, 04.24.2013, and 04.25.2013 with Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/5 530mm focal length with Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome and Astrodon H-a, SII and OIII 5nm narrowband filters.

28 x 1200s H-a unbinned = 9h20
24 x 1200s OIII unbinned = 8h00
23 x 1200s SII unbinned = 7h40

Total exposure time 25h (except POSS-II data)

Software: MaximDL to capture, calibrate, register, normalize, data reject and combine - Registar for mosaic composition - Photoshop CS5 and PixInsight for color combine and non-linear streching.

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6 panels mosaic of North America and Pelican Nebula - Cannistra Bicolor, David Lindemann