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APM115 
Atik 383L+ 
Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel Atik OAG 
Astrodon LRGB/Ha Losmandy G11

L=6hrs, RGB=2.5hrs each in 10min subs
Ha=8hrs in 20min subs
Total Exposure=21.5hrs Calibrated/stacked in DeepSkyStacker, final processing in Photoshop CS3: 
levels/curves, high pass filter, smartsharpen filter, reducer noise filter, soft light for contrast, Gradient Xterminator Carboni Actions: Increase Star Color

2010 

AT8RC
QHY8
Losmandy G-11 guided with Orion EON 80 PHD Guiding Orion SSAG 
25 x 10min 
Dark subtracted, aligned/combined in Nebulosity 
Photoshop: Levels/Curves, Reduce Noise filter, Smartsharpen filter, High Pass Filter, Soft Light contrast enhancement, Shadows/Hightlights filter, increase Hue/Saturation Carboni Actions: Increase Star Color