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Collinder 350

Collinder 350

Object Name:  Collinder 350
Object Type:  Open Cluster
Constellation:
Acquisition Date:  June 21, 2020
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with the Takahashi 0.6x reducer for the FSQ
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted red, green and blue filters
• Guiding – Unguided
• Mount – Astro-Physics Mach2GTO
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Guider control – Unguided
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 76, offset 15 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – 40 x 120 seconds for each of the red, green and blue filters
Processing:
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
⁃ CurvesTransformation for color saturation boost
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram and color balance
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Collinder 350
Collinder 350
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