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IC1848
The Soul Nebula

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SV80ST Refractor @ f/4.5 Riccardi .75x Reducer Trius SX694 
Atik EFW2/OAG
Astrodon RGB/Ha/OIII Losmandy G11-Gemini 2

Reprocess of original image below.

RGB=18x15min Ha=9x20min OIII=15x20min 
Total = 21.5 hours 
I spent a lot of time on this image trying to figure out how to incorporate Ha and OIII data into the RGB so as to keep the basic RGB color palette while increasing the contrast and structural enhancements of the Ha and OIII. In a nutshell, I created an HaRGB with Ha as luminance, and then enhanced the B and G channels with the OIII.