NGC40 also known as "The Bowtie Nebula," is a small, magnitude 11.4 planetary nebula located in the constellation Cepheus.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_40

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  The evening of August 11th, 2012.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450D modified

TELESCOPE:  Celestron C9.25 SCT @ F/12.6

MOUNT:  Celestron CGE Pro.

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  17

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  300sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  1hr, 25min.

SUBTRACTIONS: 10 dark frames, 10 bias frames.

CAPTURE: MaximDL

STACKING/PRE-PROCESSING: Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING: Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

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