437 - The Gecko - Bright Nebula in Lacerta - LRGB
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From Astronomy Magazine: LBN 437 and a (small) portion of SH2-126. Its
most prominent feature is a symmetrical reflection nebula associated
with the Herbig Ae/Be star V375 Lacertae. This star is also host to a
bipolar jet and professional observations have detected multiple small
Herbig Haro objects. LBN 437 is estimated to be about 1200 light years
away but there have been multiple distance estimations based on many
Camera: Apogee Moravian G4 (16803 ccd) w Astrodon Gen II Filters
Mount: Paramount MX
14/15/12 x 10 min each of RGB
32 x 10min Luminance
Lucknow, Ontario, Canada
Images acquired using 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.
processed in PixInsight using BlurX, NoiseX, then
StarX followed by HistogramTransformation, Curves and
contrast) then the stars were restored.
Additional tweaks in Photoshop.