Dark Nebula 1158 and 1147 in Cepheus - LRGB
1158 and 1147 are dark
molecular clouds of dust in Cepheus. This
molecular cloud is part of our Milky Way galaxy.
25/22/22 x 10 min each of RGB, 46x10 min Luminance
Camera: Moravian G4 (16803) w Gen II Astrodon RGB and H-Alpha
Scope: Astrophysics AP155EDF Refractor w Focus Boss II
Mount: Paramount MX
Guiding SBIG ST402ME attached to a Borg 60mm guidescope
RGB and Luminance processing in PixInsight;
Russ Croman's StarXTerminator was used to remove the stars from the
Luminance and RGB to allow stretching of just the nebula. RGB stars were stretched separately then added back to the RGB Nebula.
Blend of Luminance w RGB in Photoshop via Soft Light then Save-for-web.
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