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strongmanmike2002 | all galleries >> Recent Image Gallery >> Orion Optics UK AG12 - High resolution imaging >> NGC 1360 The Magic Egg in Fornax > NGC 1360 The Magic Egg in Fornax
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17-DEC-2015 Press F11 for a Full Screen view

NGC 1360 The Magic Egg in Fornax

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Orion Optics UK AG12 F3.8
Starlightxpress SXVF-H694, SX USB CFW, SX OAG unit + Atlas Focuser
LHaOIIIRGB = 5hrs 5hrs 3hrs 1hr 1hr 1hr = 16hrs total exposure (bin 1X1)
Using new Astronomik Deep-Sky RGB filters
-20C chip temp, flats used but no dark frames.
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 0.84"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar

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Taken over 7 nights, some Moon, variable cloud and average variable seeing

Equipment setup:

http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/151108788/original

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

http://www.orionoptics.co.uk/

StarlightXpress CCD Cameras and imaging equipment

http://www.sxccd.com/products

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

http://www.flicamera.com/

Astro Shop (Aus)

http://www.astroshop.com.au/

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

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

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

http://www.astronomik.com/en/home

http://www.gerdneumann.net/

MSB Software & Astroart 6

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

Catseye Collimation

http://www.catseyecollimation.com/

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

http://www.staratlaspro.com/


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SmartmilToys.com12-Nov-2016 08:07
cool stars!
strongmanmike200219-Dec-2015 11:50
Ok, which ones..?
Sakib 19-Dec-2015 01:58
You need to image the galaxy and PN pairing in Centaurus!!!
strongmanmike200218-Dec-2015 02:10
Ha ha, on ya Sakib, knew you'd like it :-)...and I will try...although I do like galaxies...everyone likes galaxies!
Sakib 18-Dec-2015 00:11
Wow this is one of the best images of this PN, you've even captured the interior purple colours!! You should definitely continue imaging PN!!!