Image obtained by Richard Walker of Dreamwalker Studios (and member of Black Hills Astronomical Society) in Rapid City, SD - December 2012

Technical details behind this astrophoto:
 
Mount: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Polar Alignment Software: Align Master and Gemini 2
Target Acquisition Software: SkyTools
Imaging Scope: TMB 92 mm, Triplet (Reduced to 405mm with TeleVue TRF-2008 Reducer/Flattener)
Image Acquisition Software: Nebulosity v3
Guide Scope: Vixen 70mm f/12.9 (fl: 900mm)

Imaging Camera: ATIK 314L+ Mono
Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider
Guide Software: Stark Labs PHD

Image Scale: 3.28 arcsec/pix
Field of view: 56.9 x 76.2 arcmin
Image Integration Time: SII 15 x 10 min., Ha 10 x 10 min., OIII 20 x 10 min.
Image Acquisition Date: Dec. 12, 16, 19 - 2012 
Image Calibration Software: Nebulosity v3
Image Color Mapping and Processing: Photoshop 7.0
Color Assignment: Hubble Palette, SHO: Image was created by mapping the SII, Ha and OIII data respectively to the R, G and B channels.
Narrowband Filters:  Astrodon SII 5nm, Ha 5nm, OIII 3nm
 


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