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NGC 6649, IC 1287, Barnard 314, Barnard 97, Barnard 94, LDN 415, LDN 414, Barnard 95, et al.

Object Name: NGC 6649, IC 1287, Barnard 314, Barnard 97, Barnard 94, LDN 415, LDN 414, Barnard 95, et al.
Object Type:  Open Cluster, Reflection Nebula, Dark Nebula
Constellation: Scutum
Acquisition Date: June 4, 2019
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with 0.6x reducer
• 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 – 34 x 120s, green – 34 x 120 s, blue – 34 x 120s
Processing:
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram and color balance

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Thanks for looking.

Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image, Dark Nebula, Star Clusters

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