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Abell 39 - Planetary Nebula













  Object Planetary nebula (Abell 39), in Hercules
  Telescope (Photo) Celestron 11" EdgeHD SCT OTA  with Optec/Lepus f/6.2 focal reducer on  Losmandy G-11 Mount 
  Telescope (Guiding) Orion EON 80mm ED Refractor @ f/15.625 (f/6.25 w/2.5x Powermate) on Losmandy G11 Mount
  Camera (Photo) Canon 50Dh DSLR (Hutech Modified) 
  Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI II w/ PHD Guiding
  Exposure Detail Excluded-average combination of 16 images at 300 seconds each, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 4.0; final image processing using Photoshop CS3 
  Location Private Property, Greene County, Ohio (N39.677, W83.802)
  Date 07/30/11
  Comments Extremely faint and challenging object!