NGC 1514 (Planetary Nebula in Taurus)

Date: Jaunuary, 2008
Location: Elizabeth, CO. ~6500 ft., Mag 5.5 skies
Telescope: 16" f/4.9 Newtonian, Pegasus Optics primary, f/9.8 for luminance, f/4.9 for color. Above image scale at f/7.35
Mount: Mathis Instruments MI-500
Exposure: 144 mins luminance ST-10XME, 60 mins RGB ST-2000XCM
Correctors, filters, etc.: TV 2" 2x PowerMate on ST-10 giving f/9.8. 3" Keller/Wynne coma corrector on XCM, f/4.9. Custom Scientific luminance filter used on each ST-10 sub. Custom Scientific luminance filter in front of XCM. ST-10 AO-L guided, XCM normal guiding
Seeing: ~3"

Eighteen ST-10 subs, each 8 mins long, median combined in sets of three. Medians summed, save as 32 bit. CCDStack used for DDP and for 15 iterate PC deconvolution

Six XCM subs, each 10 mins long, calibrated in CCDOps, color converted in Maxim and median combined in two sets of three. Medians summed. DDP applied in CCDSharp. Luminance and colorizing image registered in Registar, final LRGB image assembled in CCDStack

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