SH2-290 in CFHT Palette
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SH2-290, Planetary nebula in the constellation Cancer in the CFHT color palette.
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: Using the narrowband CFHT color palette with 49 sub images @ 15 minutes each of 18 Ha,
12 OIII, 19 SII for a total exposure time of 12 hours and 15 minutes.
Date: March 2009
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL, calibration and stacking - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS4.