Sharpless 129 (Sh2-129) - Flying Bat Nebula    (image above is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  1,300 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 8x15min Ha; 3x10min L; 2x5min ea RGB (all bin1x1); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

29 October 2014 - Las Cruces, NM

as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 23 Jul 18 (screenshot).
in Amateur Astronomy Magazine quarterly, Spring 2015  issue, pg 72 (screenshot).

This image is LHa_HaRGB, where Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel, and L:Ha (20:80) for Luminance.

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