A collaborative effort between Gilles Cohen (France) and Dave Jurasevich (USA)
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The Details
Object
IC 443 in Gemini
Optics
Astro Physics 160 EDF refractor at f/5.7 (USA)
Astro-Physics 155 EDF refractor at f/5.3 (France)
Platform

Astro-Physics 1200 GTO (USA)
Astro-Physics 900 GTO (France)

Camera
SBIG STL-11000M (both locations)
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter (USA)
Custom Scientific 10nm Hydrogen Alpha filter (France)
Date
19 November 2006 (USA)
12 December 2007 (France)
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, California USA
Urban backyard garden - Golfe Juan, France
Exposure
Ha 6 x 1800 sec 1x1 bin (USA)
Ha 20 x 900 sec 1x1 bin (France)
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS3
Orientation
Field of View: 01°27’07" x 01°25’09" centered on RA 06h17m22s
DEC +22°40’24” (2000.0) . North angle 354.5 °; east 90° CCW from north
Notes

This image is the result of a collaborative effort between Dave Jurasevich at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California and Gilles Cohen at Golfe Juan, France on the Mediterranean Sea's Cote d'Azur. Both amateur astronomers used Astro-Physics refractors and mounts to acquire this image at a combined total exposure time of 8 hours.

 

 

 

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