Scope: C8 f/5; Location: Del Mar, CA;
11 June 2004; Camera: ToUcam SC3
Exposure: 12 x 55 sec Luminance exposures with IR Block Filter and Orion Skyglo
filter; 12 x 32 sec RGB
Processing: Images were captured in K3CCDTools. Aligned/stacked in Registax and saved as FITS. Luminance and Color channels were scaled and rough color balanced in Astroart. Channels were co-registered in
Astroart. Luminance and Color FITS were combined in Photoshop with Luminance Layering. Color balancing and final touches in Photoshop. SGBNR was used to smooth background noise on the luminance channel and the final result. Resized to approximately 800x600.
This image was a guided image. Image was taken under fairly heavy light pollution.
I have not imaged this cluster prior to this image.
Horizontal FOV is about 16'