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The Reflection Nebula IC 4592, IC 4601 and Vdb 101 in Scorpio

Object Name: IC 4592, IC 4601 and Vdb 101
Object Type:  Reflection Nebula
Constellation: Scorpio
Acquisition Date:  May 31, 2019
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with 0.6 reducer/corrector
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted red, green and blue filters
• Guiding – Borg 77ED with ZWO ASI120MM-S
• Mount – Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Guider control – PHD2
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 76, offset 15 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – Red – 30 x 120 sec., Green – 30 x 120 sec., Blue – 30 x 120 sec.
Processing:
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ MultiscaleLinearTransform on RGB image for noise attenuation
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
⁃ CurvesTransformation for color saturation boost
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram and color balance
Thanks for looking.

Click on the image below for a larger version.  See my Astrobin page for additional details.

Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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