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9 panels mosaic of Sharpless 119 - LRGB composition - Hybrid palette

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Resolution: 5983x6963

Astrometry.net job: 808451

Locations: Observatoire personnel, Vérossaz, Valais, Switzerland

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Captured 05/28/2015, 06/02/2015, 06/03/2015, 07/06/2015, 07/09/2015, 07/10/2015, 07/11/2015, 07/13/2015, 07/14/2015 and 07/15/2015 with Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/5 530mm focal length with ONAG XT (http://www.innovationsforesight.com/), Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome @-30°C and Astrodon narrowband H-alpha, SII, OIII 5nm filters on 10micron GM2000 HPS II

63 x 10 minutes H-alpha unbinned = 10h30
55 x 10 minutes SII unbinned = 9h10
76 x 10 minutes OIII unbinned = 12h40

Total exposure time = 32h20

POSS-II Survey (http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~wws/poss2.html) 25 panels of 60x60 arc/min for Red and Blue data)

Cannistra Bicolor Technique: http://www.starrywonders.com/bicolortechniquenew.html

Software: MaximDL to capture - CCDStack to calibrate, register, normalize, data reject and combine - Photoshop CS5 and PixInsight for color combine, stars reduction, non-linear streching and large scale and small scale composition.

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David Lindemann
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9 panels mosaic of Sharpless 119 - LRGB composition - Hybrid palette, David Lindemann