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Image Data: Object Information:
  • Exposure:  [SII] Ha [OIII]
    • All exposures binned 1x1
    • [SII] 4x1200s, Ha 4x1200s, [OIII] 4x1200s
    • Hubble Color Pallet: Red=[SII], Green=Ha, Blue=[OIII]
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SV152 @ f/7.9
  • Mount:  MI-250 GoTo
  • Camera:  SBIG ST-10XME CCD, SBIG CFW10
    • AstroDon E-Series TruBalance Filters
  • Location:  Casa Cielo Observatory, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Date/Time: 
    • June 12/13 2006, 23:38-04:14 PDT
  • Processing:  Taken  in CCDSoft v5 using CCDCommander.  Reduced, aligned, combined sub-exposures, and DDP stretch in CCDStack. RGB combine, levels, selective blur, 20 pixel high-pass filter/Hard Light sharpening, saturation boost in Photoshop.
  • Name:  M8, NGC6523, NGC6526, NGC6530
  • Type:  Emission Nebula
  • Constellation:  Sagittarius

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