versions: 1680 x 1050 3911 x 2509
Object Type: Emission
Constellation: Canis Major, Monoceros
Size: 120' x 40'
Equipment: Vixen 102-ED/TS Optics field
flattener/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
Exposures: RRGB: R 10 x 12 minutes: G 10 x 6 minutes: B 10 x 6
minutes: GB binned 2x2
Date: Feburary 12, 2010
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were obtained using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in
Registar 1.0. Reduce Noise was applied to the RGB image and the dim portions of the
luminance image. A high-pass filter
with a radius of 4 pixels was selectively applied to a copy of the luminance image.