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The Open Cluster IC 4665

Object Name: IC 4665
Object Type:  Open Cluster
Constellation: Ophiuchus
Acquisition Date:  June 2, 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 – 30 x 120s,  green – 30 x 120s, blue – 30 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.

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