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M27 - Dumbell Nebula

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Acquisition Details:

Telescope:  C8 @ F10

Camera:  ST10-ME, CFW8, AO-7

R=Used R layer described below for luminance

R=3x10min, binned 2x2, Median Combine w/Norm

G=3x10min, binned 2x2, Median Combine w/Norm

B=2x15min, binned 2x2, Averaged (1 frame lost to twilight)

Final Image Processing: Levels, Duplicated layer, Curves to top layer, revealed apple core from lower layer,

flattened image, unsharp-mask, color smoothing function in MaxIm, tweaked up saturation to compensate.


 

 

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