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Photographer:

Hal Heaton

Email:

halhjr@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Halifx, NS

Date/Time of photo:

Several Days from September 2016 to March 2017

Equipment:

Planewave CDK (Corrected Dall-Kirkham) reflector (24" aperture)

Description:

Made from greyscale images taken with the 24" Twitter-controlled robotic telescope at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory at St. Mary's University in Halifax NS

Comments


Image of Hal Heaton

Hal Heaton

May 12, 2017 at 2:44 pm

This image was made from unguided 1-sec subexposures with 2x2 binning (all of which are Observatory requirements), which were integrated to produce master images at Ha (for 1.27 hrs), LUM (1.17 hrs), Red (0.97 hrs), Green (0.47 hrs) and Blue (0.80 hrs). Al broadband data were collected when the moon was below the horizon, and Ha data were obtained when the moon was less than ~ 16% illuminated.

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