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The Rosette Nebula
Image Acquisition:  West of Fredericksburg, Texas in mid-January and mid February 2013.

​Main Scope:  Takahashi TOA130 F7.7, 1000MM focal length, 4" field flattener used to provide optical  correction to the edge of the camera chip. 

Guide Scope:  Takahashi FS-78, approx 450 mm focal length at F4.5 with focal reducer.  Mounted side by side with the TOA130.

Guider:  Starlite Xpress Superstar

Camera:  Starlite Xpress X35 

Camera Control Software:  Maxim DL

Image Processing:  Maxim DL and Photoshop CS-6