NGC 7008
Planetary Nebula in Cygnus

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory - July 16, 2008
Temperature - high 60's F
Telescope TMB 130SS Refractor, F/7 on a Losmandy G11, Prime Focus, Image scale 1.68 arcsec/pixel
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM w/CFW8, AO8
Astrodon Tru Balance Filters
CCD temp -15C
Exposure Times (L) 12 X 5 Bin 1x1 (R) 7x5, (G) 4x5,(B) 4x5 Minutes, Bin 2x2
Other Information Image acquisition - CCDSoft
Focus - Moonlite Motorfocus w/FocusMax

Image Processing * Images Plus 3.5 - Calibration, Grading, Alignment, Normalized Average Combine, Van Cittert deconvolution (2X size), mild DDP
* Adobe CS - Resized 2X w/Stairstep Image Size (Hoon Im plugin),Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Cropping, NR, JPEG conversion

© 2008 Michael A. Siniscalchi