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Recently I bought a geoptik adapter to attach a Canon lens to my SXV-H9 ccd. I also bought a Canon f2.0 100mm lens to start making widefields… This night I made my first test at home of the setup. It consists of the SXV-H9 with the canon lens on an EQ6 mount without any autoguiding …

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NGC 7822 is a young star forming complex in the constellation of Cepheus. The complex encompasses the emission region designated Sharpless 171, and the young cluster of stars named Berkeley 59. The complex is believed to be some 800-1000 pc distant, with the younger components aged no more than a few million years. The complex …

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This image was processed before by the Hubble team but in a totally different way. In their image the hubble palette was used, using 3 images. For this image 6 different bands were used: hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f658n_wf_sci N2: used as yellow hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f673n_wf_sci SII: used as red hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f953n_wf_sci SIII: used as magenta/red hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f487n_wf_sci h-beta: used as lightblue hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f502n_wf_sci …

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