Conditions were great this past summer and fall. My routine was Ha imaging around full moon and Lum/RGB around new moon. This was captured during the clear nights around full moon. B&W images hold their own IMO, and this image is a good example of that.
Imaging telescope: Vixen VC200L astrograph f/9 Imaging camera: QHY9M CCD Filters: Baader 7nm Ha Mount: Astro-Physics AP900 GTO Other: Meade DSI guider, Robofocus Software: CCD Commander, Maxim DL, Photoshop CC 2014, Pixinsight 1.8
Date: October 20,21,22 , November 3,7, 2015 Exposure: Ha: 6x1800'' x 6 panel mosaic Total integration: 18 hours Location: Asteria observatory, Hocking Hills, Ohio, US
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