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This is open cluster Pismis 4 in the Vela constellation and backed by part of the Vela supernova remnant. Some information regarding Paris Pismis and her catalogue can be found on this link.

http://sandandstars.co.za/2018/01/25/paris-pismis-and-her-catalogue-of-open-clusters/

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Telescope: William Optics FLT132

Guide Scope: QHY OAG

Camera: QHY9 Mono @ -20c

Filter Wheel: QHY 7 position Ultra Slim

Filters: QHY 36mm unmounted L R G B

Guide Camera: QHY5L-II

Mount: AZ-EQ6

Mount Control: EQASCOM

Focusing: SharpSky Pro and Sequence Generator Pro 3 (automated)

Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro 3

Guiding Software: PHD2

Calibration and Stacking Software: PixInsight

Processing Software: PixInsight

Number and Type of Data Frames: L= 18X10 min, R= 6x7 min, G= 6x7 min, B= 6x7 min

Binning: 1x1

Total Image Time: 306 minutes

Location: Lockleys Observatory B, Tanunda, Sth Australia

Light Box by Exfso

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      Telescope: William Optics FLT132
      Guide Scope: QHY OAG
      Camera: QHY9 Mono @ -20c
      Filter Wheel: QHY 7 position Ultra Slim
      Filters: QHY 36mm unmounted L R G B HA OIII SII
      Guide Camera: QHY5L-II
      Mount: AZ-EQ6
      Mount Control: EQASCOM
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      Binning: 1x1
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