|Camera:||Starfish Guider camera|
|Telescope:||Takahashi FSQ-106mm f/5|
|Filters:||6 images stacked, 2 minute sub-exposures|
|Software:||StarLink 1.0, Images Plus, Photoshop|
|Photo courtesy of Bob Piatek.|
This is my first try at this summer deep sky object with the Starfish. It's one of my favorite targets because of the rich starfield surrounding this nebula. This monochrome image has had only minimal processing. Each sub-exposure was dark frame subtracted. I simply aligned and stacked the sub-exposures in Images Plus and then did a linear contrast stretch in Photoshop. I'm sure that I could pull out a lot more detail with some more processing. That will have to wait for a rainy day however, when I have some spare time.
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