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Tarantula (close crop) version 2
05-NOV-2009

Tarantula (close crop) version 2

Tarantula crop

The Tarantula region in the LMC in the light of Ionised Sulphur, Hydrogen and Oxygen

See the full frame image here:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/118982231/original

** Using new low reflection Astronomik 12nm NB filter set

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO + FLI ProLine11002 CCD & CFW-2-7
L SII Ha OIII RGB = 30 135 150 90 10 10 10 (7.25hrs total) Astronomik filters**
-35C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)
12MPPS download speed = 1.5sec/full frame download at bin 1X1.
Image scale = 1.6"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9 and SX guide camera

Comments:
Taken from Bob and Pats farm in average seeing

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/107700957/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Finger Lakes Instrumentation (FLI) CCD cameras and equipment:
http://www.flicamera.com/

StarlightXpress CCD cameras and equipment
http://www.starlight-xpress.co.uk/

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


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