Sh2-160 - Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Enhanced Colour

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Image Data:

Scope: AP155EDF
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrodon Gen II H-Alpha
Mount: Paramount ME
25 x 15 minutes H-Alpha
8 x 10 minutes per channel RGB (binned 2x2)
Flesherton, Ontario, Canada
July 29 2012 (h-alpha) and Sept 14th (RGB)
Ambient temp 10C/5C; camera temp -10C; Moon at First Qtr for H-Alpha and New for RGB
Images acquired using CCDSoft5
Reduced, Aligned and sigma-reject combined in Maxim
Processed for contrast in PS CS5