Monday, July 14, 2008

NGC7380 With Star Colors

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©2008 Richard Murray
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Notes: This is a reprocessed image from 7/5/08 with star color added from RsGB images taken on 7/9/08. For the nebula the Ha and OIII images were mapped to the RGB channels as Ha for red, OIII as green and OIII as blue.

To me it's quite an improvement in the image. Look at the old image below.

Date: 7/9/08
Object: NGC7380
Telescope: Megrez 80mm APO with 0.8 Focal Reducer
Mount: LX90
Camera: Atik 16hr
Filters: Red and Blue
Exposure: Red-25 min (5 min subs), Blue-25 min (5 min subs) bining 2x2
Processing: CCDStack, Photoshop CS2
Location: Burke Ave. Observatory, Three Rivers, Michigan

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3 comments:

astrogalaxy said...

This image is very good.
I've always look forward to seeing the pictures you post!
Like your blog so I've added your link to my blog!
Cheers!

Rick said...

Thank you! I really appreciate your feedback.

Like you, I'm a toy collector. Only instead of Star Wars collectables I like to accumulate tin toy robots. :>))

Rick

astrogalaxy said...

Oh wow...I do like Tin toy robots too! Cheers Cheers!
I've only have a few remakes(no vintage) and started collecting a couple of months ago. Here the link to my robot collection :
http://astrogalaxy.blogspot.com/2008/05/tin-toys-robots.html