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The Open Cluster Messier 39

Messier 39

Object Name: Messier 39
Object Type:  Open Cluster
Constellation: Cygnus
Acquisition Date: July 24, 2020
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with the Takahashi 645 reducer
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted red, green and blue filters
• Mount – Astro-Physics Mach2
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 76, offset 15 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – 30 x 180 seconds for each of the red, green and blue exposures
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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Messier 39
Messier 39
Posted in CMOS Camera Image, Star Clusters

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