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The Orion Complex - Hydrogen Alpha
This is an Orion 8-frame mosaic of the Orion area.
Full Image - 7400 x 8400 pixels or about 62 megapixels

Total Exposure time - 30 hours @ -30C

This image is 8 frames and was shot over 9 nights
Date: 1/12/11, 1/10/11, 1/13/11, 1/17/11, 12/31/10, 1/24/11, 1/26/11, 12/24/10, 12/25/10

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with CAA
Mount: Losmandy G11 Gemini with Ovision Worm
Guider: Meade DSI Pro through Astrodon MMOAG with 2 Pixel Dither
CCD: Finger Lakes Instruments ML11002 CCD, with 65mm shutter
Fiter Wheel: Finger Lakes Instruments CFW-2-7
Filters: Baader 50.8mm Hydrogen Alpha

Software: MaximDL, Registar, Photoshop CS3 with Carboni & GXT
Location: Light polluted back yard in El Paso, Texas

Polar Alignment: Polar Alignment Scope only

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