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|Description:||The complete Veil nebula is huge, covering a
large portion of the sky. This is but one small segment.
|Exposure Data:||7/5/2005. R: 6x10m, G: 8x10m, B: 8x12m. -20°C,
and dithering via CCDAutoPilot2 and CCDSoft, reduced and aligned in Mira,
a little luminance deconvolution, gentle processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9 w/FFC, IMG6303E/CFW-7 CCD
camera, AstroDon filters, Paramount
ME, dithered 3 pixels, off-axis guided .
|Comments:||Aside from gamma and black level changes, very
little processing was used to hopefully keep the subtle colors and tones.