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Tadpoles Nebula in narrowband

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Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging camera: Alta U8300

Mount: CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FS60-CB

Guiding camera: Atik 16IC

Software: PixInsight 1.8MaximDL 5StratonAdobe Photoshop CS5

Filters: Ha 5nmOIII 5nmSII 5nm

Accessory: Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel

Resolution: 2487x3273

Dates: Nov. 11, 2013

Frames: 21x1200"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.32%

Astrometry.net job: 111148

RA center: 80.815 degrees

DEC center: 33.536 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.107 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.526 degrees

Field radius: 1.203 degrees

Locations: Observatoire personnel, Vérossaz, Valais, Switzerland

Description

Tadpoles Nebula - IC410 - Hubble palette SHO - HDR - LRGB composition + RGB true colors for stars

Captured 11/11/2013 with Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/5 530mm focal length with Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome and Astrodon H-a, OIII, SII 5nm narrowband filter.

7 x 1200s H-a unbinned = 2h20
7 x 1200s OIII unbinned = 2h20
7 x 1200s SII unbinned = 2h20

RGB data used only to add true colors on stars
6 x 300s Red binning 2x2 = 30m
6 x 300s Green binning 2x2 = 30m
6 x 300s Blue binning 2x2 = 30m

Total exposure time 8h30

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

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David Lindemann
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