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Contains:  The star ο1CMa
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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA 130

Imaging camera:FLI Microline ML16200

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA 130

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software:CCDStack 2

Filters:OIII 3nmAstrodon LRGB2

Accessory:Astrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider

Resolution: 4500x3600

Frames: 7x1200"

Integration: 2.3 hours job: 1401951

RA center: 6h 54' 13"

DEC center: -23° 54' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.231 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.716 degrees

Field radius: 0.985

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia


SH2-308 is an expanding bubble of oxygen that has been ejected from Wolfe -Rayet star WR 6 (the blue star in the centre of the image).

I plan to add hydrogen as well as more oxygen data.

Location: Blairgowrie, Victoria, Australia
Scope: Takahashi 130 TOA NBF refractor, focal length 1000 mm
Camera: mono ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
7 x 1200 sec on an Astrodon OIII 3nm filter
10 x 60 sec RGB (for the stars)
Sensor temp: -30



Nicholas Jones

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            Nicholas Jones