NGC 6960

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NGC 6960

Telescope: Takahashi 60 CB
Mount: 10Micron GM1000, rented from Centro Astronomico La Palma (www.athos.org)
Focal length, f/ratio: 264 mm, f/4.4
Total exposure time: 160 min
CCD, guiding: STF-8300M
Date, location: 07.10.2016, Finca Lomada del Pinar, Puntagorda, La Palma
Author: Andreas Masche
Comments: RGB (from H-alpha and OIII data)
H-alpha = 9 x 600 sec
OIII = 7 x 600 sec each
Processing Flow: PI: Preprocessed Images: ImageCalibration, StarAlignment
Processing Flow: PI: Each Channel: ImageIntegration
Processing Flow: PI: Color Channels: ChannelCombination (H-alpha = R, OIII = G, B)
Processing Flow: PI: RGB: BackgroundNeutralisation, HistogrammTransformation
Processing Flow: PI: RGB: ChannelExtraction (L, a, b)
Processing Flow: PI: Luminance (H-alpha): HistogrammTransformation, DBE
Processing Flow: PI: LRGB: ChannelCombination (Lab), DynamicCrop, DBE
Processing Flow: PS: LRGB: Corrections (Curves, Saturation)