NGC 1545 in Perseus
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Scope: FSQ-106N 106 mm refractor at f/5, Location: Laguna Mountains, CA 19 October 2012 Camera: Artemis285
Exposure: 12 x 4 min (1x1 bin) exposure with UV/IR block, 8 x 2 min (2x2 bin) RGB exposures.
Processing: Data Collection - Artemis Capture (as FITs). Calibrated, stacked (Sigma Combine), Central Gradient removal, LRGB channel registration, equalization - Astroart. Curves, Levels, LRGB combine and finishing - Photoshop. This image is a straightforward LRGB combine with Luminance layering. Final Image size is approximately 1600 x 1195.
North is up in this image. NGC 1545 is an open cluster in the constellation of Perseus. Horizontal FOV is 55'
Image center is approximately - Equatorial 2000: RA: 04h 20m 54s Dec: +50°15'00"
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