Lynd's Dark Nebula 1358 - LRGB

LDN 1358

LDN 1089 is a dark molecular cloud of dust in Cassiopeia. This molecular cloud is part of our Milky Way galaxy. 

8/8/8 x 10 min each of RGB, 20x10 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;
Then used Russ Croman's StarXTerminator to remove the stars from the RGB and from the Luminance, stretched the starless images then put the stars back (stretching them somewhat but separately).
Blend of Luminance w RGB in Photoshop. Added contrast via Curves. Save-for-web.

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Lucknow, Ontario
Nov 2022