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M78 : Reflection in Orion

Photograph of M78

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Photograph Information
Date02.08.2008 and 11.06.2007
LocationFlint Hills of Kansas
TelescopeAP130 @ f6 w/AP Field Flattener
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureStack of 35, 9 minute exposures at ISO 800
NotesAverage transparancy, temperature around 40°F, and average seeing on each night.

Calibrated with bias, dark and flat frames.
Initial RAW conversion, registration and stacking in IRIS.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02 Processing in Photoshop CS2

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