Barnard 12 (LDN1407), 13 and 21 (LDN1406) in Camelopardalis
plus LDNs 1401, 1404, 1405, 1408, 1409 and 1411  - LRGB

Barnard 13 and friends

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Barnard 13 is the  very dark nebula at 7 o'clock to the bright orange star in the centre. The Barnard 11 Nebula is located above it.
These other nebulae are scattered through the frame and in some cases are other names for the Barnard objects:  LBN1401 LDN1405 LDN1408 LDN1409 and LDN1411

Scope: AP155EDF w 4" Field Flattener and Focus Boss II motorized focuser
Camera: Moravian G4 w Astrodon Gen II filters
Mount: Paramount MX guided w an SBIG ST-402ME and Borg 60mm guidescope
29 x 20 min of Luminance
10/8/11 x 10 min each of RGB
Acquired with CCD-Commander and TheSkyX

Reduction and all pre-processing in PixInsight.
RGB processed in PixInsight using SPCC, BlurX, NoiseX then HistogramTransformation, Curves and a masked Saturation boost.
Luminance processed  in PixInsight using BlurX, NoiseX, then StarX followed by HistogramTransformation, Curves and LocalHistogramEqualization (for contrast) then the stars were restored.
LRGBCombine in PI then additional tweaks in Photoshop.

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Lucknow, Ontario
December 2023

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