PLN 205+14.1 (The Medusa Nebula in Gemini)

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Date: February, 2008
Location: Elizabeth, CO. ~6500 ft., Mag 5.5 skies
Telescope: 16" f/4.9 Newtonian, Pegasus Optics primary
Mount: Mathis Instruments MI-500
Exposure: 144 mins luminance ST-10XME, 180 mins RGB ST-2000XCM
Correctors, filters, etc.: 3" Keller/Wynne coma corrector on ST-10 and XCM. Custom Scientific luminance filter used on each ST-10/XCM sub. Normal self-guiding
Seeing: ~2"

Eighteen ST-10 subs, each 8 mins long, median combined in sets of three. 50 iterate PC deconvolution on each median in CCDStack. Deconvolved medians averaged in Maxim. DDP/sharpening applied on average in CCDStack

Previous image used as colorizing image: medusa_st10_xcm.htm. Color/luminance images registered in Registar. Final LRGB assembled in Corel's PhotoPaint 12 using LAB

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