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    IC410 - THE FLAMING STAR NEBULA

    Exposure Details
    Lens Sky-Watcher Esprit 150 (RGB) and Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 (Ha)
    Focal Length 1050mm (RGB) 550mm (Ha)
    Focal Ratio F7 (RGB) F5.5 (Ha)
     
    Mount Astro Physics 1200GTO CP2 (Ha) and Sky-Watcher EQ8 (RGB)
    Guiding Astro-Tech 50mm Guide Scope and QHY5L-II Monochrome
     
    Camera Hutech Modified Canon 6D (RGB) and QHY10 CCD (Ha)
    Exposure

    11 lights at 600 seconds each (RGB) - 1.8 hours total exposure

    18 lights at 1800 seconds each (Ha) - 9 hours total exposure

    Calibration 35 darks, 75 flats, 100 bias
     
    Date 9/17 and 9/18 of 2015 (RGB) - 12/16, 12/17, 12/18 and 12/21 of 2015(Ha)
    Temperature 16 degrees C
    SQM Reading Bortle 2 (RGB) Light Polluted Red Zone (Ha)
    Seeing Great
    Location

    Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus - Crowell, TX (RGB)

    Light polluted back yard (Ha)

     
    Software Used Backyard EOS, PixInsight, PHD Guiding, Sequence Generator Pro, Photoshop
    Notes Below is the H-Alpha portion taken from my back yard in light polluted skies


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