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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ED80T-CF

Imaging camera:SBIG ST-8300M

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:TEC APO160ED

Software:photoshopMaxim DLCorel Paint Shop Pro x2

Filter:Baader Planetarium Full set 36mm unmounted

Accessory:SBIG CF8

Resolution: 2514x1899

Dates:July 8, 2012

Frames: 90x600"

Integration: 15.0 hours

Darks: ~24

Flats: ~24

Flat darks: ~24

Avg. Moon age: 19.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.60%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 115316

RA center: 303.010 degrees

DEC center: 38.390 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.051 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.450 degrees

Field radius: 1.335 degrees


Hello fellow imagers.... my first post to the site here.

OK, that's the first thing !

Just started an account here - and thought this a first image to say hello with and learn to use the site. I've said great things about this place and it's authors from the time it was started, now 'permission to come aboard!'

This image created using ED80T-CF and SBIG 8300M with Baader filters
30-600 second Ha
30-600 second SII
30-600 second OIII

Captured, calibrated, stacked and initial post processing done in MaximDL pro, follow on post processing including color mapping by the Bob Franke technique in PS CS5, follow on minimal post processing done in CS5 and PSP.

Thanks for looking :)



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