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14-SEP-2014 Press F11 for a Full Screen view

The Heart of the Lagoon

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First Light from new Terroux Observatory

Full Frame
Orion Optics AG12 F3.8
Starlightxpress SXVF-H694, SX USB CFW, SX OAG unit + Atlas Focuser
LHaRGB = 30 40 20 20 20min (bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
-20C chip temp - no darks and no flats
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 0.84"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar


Clear, some moon, average seeing

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro Shop (Aus)

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 5

Catseye Collimation

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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