IC1318 - Butterfly Nebula in HaRGB

Posted by neilh
on Wednesday, July 14, 2010

By Neil Heacock

Date: 2010-06-07
Location: Vancouver, WA
Scope: William Optics ZenithStar 66 SD with WO Flat 2 0.8x FR/FF
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G with GoTo
Guiding:  Meade DSI Pro and PHD Guiding
Guide Scope: Vixen ED103S
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D (Modified)
Special Settings: None
ISO: 800
Exposure: Ha - 3 hours (9 x 1200s) / OSC RGB - 30 minutes (6 x 300s)
Processing Software: Acquired in Nebulosity with high dithering, Stacked and DDP in Images Plus, Levels, Curves, Astronomy Tools, Gradient XTerminator and Noise Ninja in Photoshop
Support Files: 40 flats, 40 bias, one dark used as a bad pixel map

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