NGC1491 aka Sh2-206 - Emission Nebula in Perseus

Sh2-206 / ngc1491

The brightest part of the above photo is ngc1491 which is embedded in the larger nebulosity known as Sh2-206 (Sharpless 206). This is a pure RGB photo.

Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrondon Gen II RGB
Mount: Paramount ME (MKS5000 upgrade)
Guided w ST-402 and Astrodon MMOAG
Acquired using CCD-Commander and TheSkyX
13 x 10min Red, 9 x 10min Green, 6 x 10 min Blue
Calibration, Alignment and Sigma Reject combine in Maxim
Levels, curves and colour tweaks in PS CC 2015

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Lucknow, Ontario
November 14/15 2015

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