Sadr Region in Cygnus

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Sadr Region in Cygnus

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Samyang 135mm F2 lens, but I stopped it down to F2.8
Atik460EX and Baader filters on HEQ5
Ha 900 x 8 & Ha 600 X 9 total Ha 3 1/2 hours
Oiii 9 x 300 binned (45m)
Sii 8 x 300 binned (40m)
Hubble Palette + RGB (for the stars) 12 x 200 each NOT binned. Total 2 hours
Cloud stopped play on the 2nd night or would have got more Oiii and Sii.

Total imaging time (over 2 nights) 6h 55mins or 7 hours as near as damn it.
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Wow!!!!
That's awesome 👍
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Very nice WFOV Carole. So much to see in this region. Really nice composition.

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Thanks Guys.

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Beautiful image... I like the Ha - Oiii - Sii way.
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Looks amazing! Great job!
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Congratulations Carole on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!


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That's a lovely image Carol.

Congratulations on the APOD.

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Very nice Carole. Congrats on winning the APOD!
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Hi Carole. A beautiful Sadr region image here. I like the Hubble Palette of filters. Lots of colorful details in your capture. Thanks so much for sharing this on here for us to enjoy Carole, and congratulations on winning the TSS APOD Award today.
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That is an impressive image!

And Congrats on the APOD!
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That's a splendid image! Congratulations, Carole, on the well deserved APOD accolade.
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Thanks every-one. Only just logged on and saw I got an APOD, thanks so much.

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Your images are always impressive and this image is no different!

Beautiful image Carole and congratulations on the apod!
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Thank you Jim.

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Very cool. Well done and congratulations on the APOD! It looks like it belongs in the opening credits to a new Marvel movie...
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Very Impressive! And congrats on the APOD!
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Holy smokes, that's really nice.
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Thanks everyone.

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