IC5146 "The Cocoon " H-a+L RGB   (North Left, Upscaled 100%, Cropped 60%) -> 1,577K
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Date 10-20 through 11-20-2009
Exposure 6hrs 11.8mins H-a+L RGB, 2hrs H-a, 60-mins L, 63mins R, 60mins G, 68.8mins B.
Baader RGB G2V values = 1.05:1.0:1.13, Bin-1.
Optics 1995 AP155EDFS #95, f:7.26, FL=1126mm
Mount 2007 AP1200 GTOCP3 #714
Camera 2005 SBIG STL-11000M, 1.65 arc.sec p/pixel @ -20C, AstroDon 6nm H-a, Baader LRGB.
Guider 2006 SBIG STL-Remote, visual Red filter, TAK FS-78, FL-632mm f:8, 2.41arc.sec p/pixel.
Equipment AP Field Flatener, FeatherTouch FTF-3545 & Digital MicroFocuser, PreciseParts Adapters.
Custom built Water Cooling and DryAir Purge Systems
Processing MaximDL/CCD w/Russ Croman's Sigma Combine Plug-In, Photoshop CS4,  FITSplug by Eddie Trimarchi, AstroActions by Noel Carboni
Location StarFields Observatory (SFO), Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida,
Comments ... Sigma combined both H-a and Luminance together, combined with Red at 50% contribution.

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