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Sh2-129 & Ou4

Sh2-129 & Ou4

HII Region, Emission Nebula,

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Subject Names:
Sh2-129, Flying Bat Nebula and Ou4, Squid Nebula

Constellation: Cepheus

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Date:
November 2016

Location:
Anza, California

Optics:
Borg 60ED with 0.7 reducer. Focal Length 247mm @ f4.12

Mount:
AP900GTO

Camera:
QSI 683WSG

Filters:
Astrodon E series LRGB
Astrodon Narrowband Filters: Ha (5nm)
Astrodon Narrowband Filters: Oiii (3nm)

Guiding:
SX Ultrastar in QSI Off-Axis Guider

Exposure:
L: 8 x 5 minutes, Bin 1
RGB: 8 x 5 minutes each, Bin 1
Ha (5nm): 16 x 15 minutes, Bin 1
Oiii (3nm): 32 x 30 minutes, Bin 2
Total Exposure = 1360 minutes (22 hours : 40 minutes)

Software:
Acquisition: MaxImDL 6, CCD Commander
Processing: PixInsight

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