Howard's Astronomical Adventures

NGC281: (Sharpless 184) Pacman Nebula

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Photograph Information
LocationClearfield Observatory
TelescopeAP130 @ f6
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureStack of 20, 5 minute exposures at ISO800
Notes45°F, 52%rh, windy night with average transparancy.

Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02

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