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Monday, May 24, 2010

M20, the "Triffid nebula", Continues

Less compressed version, please, have a look in my Portfolio:

M20, imaged with a Northern Galactic members remote telescope in Australia,

Impressive instrumentation and great location in Souther Australia under a dark Sky, makes possible to go deep in very short time! Image above has only 70min. total exposure time, Luminance is 25 min.
I'll shoot more lights for this later.

Technical details

16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera. 
LRGB combo.
LRGB-image, Luminance=5x300s Red=3x300s, Green=3x300s and Blue=3x300s . Dark and Flat calibrated.
Raw data is shared with Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio

Processing workflow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.

Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

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