Date Taken: 04/20/2012 Photographer:
Doug H. Location: Temecula, CA
Orion EON120 Refractor
Orion Atlas Mount
Parsec 8300M Processing: Used DeepSkyStacker for stacking Exposure: All frames @ 600 Seconds, L=1x1 Bin, RGB=2x2 Bin. 70 - L, 24 - R, 22 - G, 20 - B. 22.66 Hours Imaging Time Other Equipment Used: Nautilus FW with Orion LRGB filters, Lodestar AG Notes:
I used Don Goldman's Color Saturation Tutorial: link. Very helpful tutorial for Galaxy coloration.
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