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Lynds’ Dark Nebula Nos. 767, 768, 772, 769, 775, 764, 781, 783, 784, 770 et al., vdB 126 and Lynds’ Bright Nebula 134

Object Name: Lynds’ Dark Nebula Nos. 767, 768, 772, 769, 775, 764, 781, 783, 784, 770 et al., vdB 126 and Lynds’ Bright Nebula 134
Constellation: Vulpecula
Acquisition Date: July, 3, 2019
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with Takahashi 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 – 42 x 120 seconds for each of the red, green and blue channels
Processing:  PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
– BackgroundNeutralization
⁃ MultiscaleLinearTransform on RGB image for noise attenuation
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
⁃ Saved as 16 bit TIFF for export to Photoshop
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram and color balance

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Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image, Dark Nebula

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