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IC 5068 in Cygnus                   (image above is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  1,800 light years

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Ha (3nm), Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 6x15min Ha; 2x5min ea RGB (all bin1x1); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)
Date/Location

Notes
15 December 2013 - Las Cruces, NM

Backfocal distance now correct, focus-lock I believe is affecting optical train and causing slight coma in one corner - this is only because I currently just manually focus this smaller scope. Ha_HaRGB, where Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel, and Ha for Luminance.

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