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Tarantula Nebula region full size full resolution (9meg)
30-NOV-2008

Tarantula Nebula region full size full resolution (9meg)

Click on "original" size below to see a large 2 meg size image.

See the HaRGB only version here:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/92357472/original

See a close up of the Tarantula here:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/106248090/original

See the Luminance (Ha+R) version here:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/106308721/original

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO refractor with 4" field flattener
FLI ProLine11002 CCD & CFW-2-7
RHaRGB = 60 100 30 30 30min (bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
-35C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)
12MPPS download speed = 1.5sec/full frame download at bin 1X1.
FOV = 1.6deg X 1.1deg at 1.6"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

Comments:
Average to good seeing
3/4 moon
ambient temp 20C - 24C

See a clsoe up of the Tarantula here:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/96169491/original

Equipment setup:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/81003751/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

http://www.fli-cam.com/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

http://www.astro-electronic.de/

Gerd Neumann/Astronomik filters:

http://www.gerd.neumann.net/

http://www.astronomik.com/

MSB Software & Astroart 4

http://www.msb-astroart.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

http://www.skylab.com.au/

AstroHandy Accessories

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/astrohandy_lightring

http://www.astrohandy.com


other sizes: small medium large original
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