Veil Nebula West


Scope: ST80 at  f/2.5 Location: Ramona CA  8/29/2003 Camera: ToUcam SC3

Exposure: 10 x 65 sec exposures with IR filter and  8 x 40 sec each RGB exposures.

Processing: Captured aligned and stacked in K3CCDTools  with L,R,G,B saved as FITs. LRGB masters were registered  in Astroart. Some Lowpass filtering was applied followed by un-sharp mask on the Luminance frame. LRGB combine was done in Photoshop. . The result had minor touch up in Photoshop.

This image was taken at Dos Picos Park in Ramona and is one of the first taken with the ST80 scope on the new AS mount. These images were manually guided using the C8 scope. guided.. Horizontal FOV is 83'


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