NGC 2024
Flame Nebula in Orion

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory - January 10, 2007
Temperature mid 30'sF, Transparency - Good, Seeing - 3/5
Telescope TMB 130SS Refractor, F/7 on a Losmandy G11, Prime Focus, Image scale 1.68 arcsec/pixel
Camera SBIG ST-2000XCM color camera
CCD temp -25C
Exposure Times 18 X 10 minutes - 3 hours
Other Information Image acquisition and guiding - CCDSoft V5
Baader UV/IR & Celestron LPR filter
Image Processing * Images Plus 2.75 - Calibration, Bayer Interpolate, Grading, Alignment, Sigma Clipped Average Combine, mild DDP
* Adobe CS - Levels, Curves, Cropping, JPEG conversion

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© 2007 Michael A. Siniscalchi