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Sharpless 2-170

Object Name:  Sharpless 2-170, the open cluster Stock 18 is at the center of the nebula.
Object Type:  Emission Nebula
Constellation: Cassiopeia
Acquisition Date: September 24, 2019
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi MT-160
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted hydrogen-alpha filter
• Guiding – Borg 77ED with ZWO ASI120MM-S
• Mount – Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Guider control – PHD2
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 200, offset 50 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – 60 x 270s – 4.5 hours
Processing:
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ MultiscaleLinearTransform for noise attenuation
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram
Click on the image below to see a larger version. Thanks for looking.

Sharpless 2-170
Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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