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OBJECT

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)
Date/Location

Notes
29 October 2014 - Las Cruces, NM

Published
as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 23 Jul 18 (screenshot).
Published
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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