Taken 23-Sep-12
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Photo Info

Dimensions3248 x 2432
Original file size902 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
SH 2- 158, 161 & 162

SH 2- 158, 161 & 162

Other Names: The "Bubble" Nebula, NGC 7635
Optics: Borg Astrograph 101ED at f/4.1
Mount: Atlas EQG using The Sky6 and EQMOD
Camera: QSI 583WS
Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm
Exposure: 225 Mins, 3.75 hours [45 x 300s] Ha
Accessories: Auto guided with Borg 45ED and Orion Starshoot Auto guider using Maxim Guiding
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: September 6th & 7th
Notes: Processing: Image acquisition with Maxim DL Pro. . Image calibration, align, and combine in Maxim DL Pro. Levels, curves, crop and resize in Photoshop. Automation via MaxPilote

High Res Image: http://astromarina.zenfolio.com/img/s11/v35/p1108929832-6.jpg
Calibrated w/40 Darks, 140 Bias, 10 Flats using light box, CCD temperature was -20C. Image was taken over multiple nights from my backyard in Calgary.

SH2-158 is the very bright nebula that is seen in the mid-lower left corner of the image. SH2-161 is the large portion in the middle and SH2-162 which is also known as the "Bubble Nebula" is in the upper left corner.