Nebulosity West of Gamma Cygni (Digital)

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Exposure: Taken 5-3-05 at the Texas Star Party.
11 X 300 sec. ISO 800.
Processing: Raw images converted to 16bit TIFs, dark subtracted and stacked (average) in ImagesPlus.
Levels, curves and star sharpening in Photoshop.
Noise reduction in Noise Ninja.
Equipment: Canon Digital Rebel (modified).
Orion ED80 + Celestron f/6.3 reducer.
The scope was mounted piggyback on a Meade 10" SCT and a Losmandy G-11 Gemini mount.
Guiding was through the SCT using an SBIG ST-4 autoguider.
Notes: I reprocessed this shot using a couple of new processing techniques.  See the previous version for comparison.

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky Astronomy Software

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