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|Description:||This is a complex and fascinating object
consisting of a star cluster on the bpttp, center, the hour glass toward the
dark nebula and some globules. For more info, please see
this link for
|Exposure Data:||6/26/2008 RGB: 8x20m, 8x20m, 8x20m. -15°C,
|Processing:||Acquired via CCDAutoPilot and CCDSoft,
calibrated, LRGB combine in CCDStack, final processing in PS CS3.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9 w/FFC,
Apogee Alta U16M/FW50-7S CCD
camera, AstroDon filters, Paramount
ME, dithered 3 pixels, off-axis guided with SBIG ST-402ME.
|Comments:||Individual master color frames were scaled for
extinction then added to form a synthetic luminance, which was used to
create the LRGB image in CCDStack.