Early Images taken on a G11, LX200R 12" , SBIG ST10XME , AP F6.7 F/R, ST80 Guide scope with a QHY5 Cam.
Filters . Astrodon Tru-Balance/Parfocal LRGB and Ha, SII, OIII.
Location, North Ryde, Sydney , Australia.
Later images taken on an RCOS 10" RC OTA, SBIG ST10XME , Astrodon MOAG off axis guider,Optec 3" Pyxis rotator and SBIG AO8 adaptive optics.
Latest with RCOS 10" RC, PME, SBIG STXL6303E (internal guide) hosted at itelescopes Siding Spring Observatory.
IC2944 Running Chicken Nebula in Colour Mapped Narrowband
Taken on an RCOS 10" RC Scope at f9, SBIG STXL6303E Camera and PME mount at itelescopes Siding Spring Observatory.
Processed with CCDstack, Star Tools and Photoshop. 54 hrs Total.
44 off 3nm Ha subs 40min each bin1. 19 off OIII 3nm subs 40min each bin2. 20 subs SII 3nm 40 min subs each bin 2.
APOD 5th march 2014 http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140305.html