IC 348 is a dusty star forming region in the constellation Perseus.  It concists of nebulosity and an associated 2 million year old cluster of about 400stars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IC_348

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  Taken on the evening of September 25th, 2013.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450Da

TELESCOPE:  Celestron C9.25" SCT @ F/10

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  31

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  300sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  2hrs, 35min.

SUBTRACTIONS: 16 dark frames, 40 flat frames and 16 dark-flat frames.

CAPTURE: MaximDL

STACKING/PRE-PROCESSING: Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING: Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

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