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Natural colors composed from narrowband data. Channels are balanced so, that image match to visible spectrum, H-a + 24%S-II=Red, O-III=Green and O-III + 15%H-alpha=Blue.





Processing work flow: Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07. Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack. Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations. Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

- Telescope, Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f4.65 Camera, QHY9

Guiding, SXV-AO @ 11Hz

Exposures: H-alpha 10x1200s Binned 1x1

O-III 6x600s, binned 3x3

S-II 4x600s, binned 3x3

Natural colors composed from narrowband data. Channels are balanced so, that image match to visible spectrum, H-a + 24%S-II=Red, O-III=Green and O-III + 15%H-alpha=Blue.





Processing work flow: Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07. Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack. Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations. Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

- Telescope, Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f4.65 Camera, QHY9

Guiding, SXV-AO @ 11Hz

Exposures: H-alpha 10x1200s Binned 1x1

O-III 6x600s, binned 3x3

S-II 4x600s, binned 3x3