Date Taken: 06/30/2011 Photographer:
Craig & Tammy T. Location: Hendersonville, TN
Stellarvue Raptor SVR105 @ f/7
Orion Atlas EQ-G controlled by EQMOD performance tuned by Astrotroniks
QSI583wsg CCD @ -10.0C Processing: Calibration, DDP in Images Plus v4.0, Adobe Photoshop CS5 using Steve Cannistra?s bi-color combination technique Exposure: 12 x 20min. OIII, 11 x 20min. Ha Other Equipment Used: Astrodon 5nm Ha, OIII filters, Starlight Xpress Lodestar via PHD, Stellarvue SFF7-21 flattener; Dew control by Dew Buster Notes: We just recently purchased a QSI583wsg camera with a full set of Astrodon filters and this is our first image taken with the camera and filters. This image was taken using Astrodon 5nm Ha & OIII filters over two nights from our driveway in Hendersonville, TN, USA. This is also the first time that we have ever processed an image in bi-color.
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