721 - Bright Nebula in Perseus - LRGB
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The bright blue glow around the star just right and down of centre is
Lynd's Bright Nebula 721. The star is HD22114. The gases swirling arund
more broadly are classified as LBN 720.
Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M (16803 ccd) w Astrodon Gen II Filters
Mount: Paramount ME
9/6/8 x 10 min each of RGB
26 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
processed in PixInsight using BlurX, NoiseX, then
StarX followed by HistogramTransformation, Curves and
contrast) then the stars were restored.
L+RGB done in Photoshop.
Additional tweaks in Photoshop.