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Re: NGC 6888 TAO first light

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  • stargazer
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 2, 2009
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      ...thanks Terry and Tim!


      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "limunary" <potentate@...> wrote:
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      > Very - very nice image, congratulations
      > Dietmar & Immo
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      > Best,
      >
      > Tim
      >
      > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "sterngucker_7000" <dietmar.hager@> wrote:
      > >
      > > hi guys,
      > >
      > > atfer a long pause of posting astrophotos to this group I am very glad to crank out another image, which represents something very special for me:
      > > the first light result of TAO: triple apo observatory.
      > >
      > > TAO is a collaborative project I run together with my close friend Immo Gerber.
      > > We have decided to share equipment and time in future. therefor we now own a remote observatory in the southern parts of france, which provides very dark skies sparing us from any sort of light-pollution.
      > > TAO is member of ROSA. a remote observatory park in southern france which was given birth to by our friends Daniel Marquardt and Karel Teuwen.
      > >
      > > as we have raised the obs in late april we have become fully operational in about May this year, commencing data-aquisition at once.
      > > after some time of experiments and adjustments we are now happy to present our first light result.
      > >
      > > The object of interest was the crescent nebula.
      > > quite a demanding object I hear you say, more so in regards to the fact we did not have an O3 filter available.
      > > fearlessly we rushed into this and what you will see renders mostly LRGB with a deep set of HA, though.
      > > surprisingly enough, the color-data held enough of of what we did not expect to see at all – the area of the nebula which is usually demonstrated in O3 !
      > >
      > > enough words for now – please find all data on the website; and of course here is a preview image attached to this thread, as usual.
      > >
      > > http://www.stargazer-observatory.com/6888-tao.html
      > >
      > > thanks for looking and comments are gladly appreciated!
      > >
      > > Dietmar & Immo
      > > TAO
      > >
      >
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