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NGC 7822 in Cepheus

 

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Scope: Explore Scientific MN152 Mak-Newt at f/4.8,  Laguna Mountains, CA   15 September 2012, Camera: ST8300M

Exposure: 16 x 10 minutes H-Alpha (1x1 bin),  8 x 4 minutes RGB Exposures (2x2 bin) 

Processing: Data Collection -  CCDSoft (as FITs).  Calibrated, stacked (Sigma Combine), LRGB channel registration, central gradient removal, and color equalization - Astroart.  Curves, Levels, HaRGB combine and finishing  - Photoshop. This image is a HaRGB combine with Ha channel and total RGB matched to minimize color shift.     Final Image size is approximately 2400 x 1800.

North is up in this image. NGC 7822 is an emission area in Cepheus. It is just north of the brighter and more prominent Cederblad 214. This image replaces an earlier image in the archives here.  The Horizontal FOV is 88'.

Image center is located approximately - Equatorial 2000: RA: 00h 04m 00s Dec: +6834'21"

 

Hydrogen Alpha Emission ONLY IMAGE:

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