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Object:  Bubble Nebula, NGC 7635
Date: September 24, 2003
Equipment: WO FLT 110 at F/6.5, HX916 CCD, G11 mount, ST-4 autoguider
Exposure: LRGB 60: 60:0:60 minutes, all binned 1x1 (blue was used for green channel)
Processing: Photoshop 
Comments: Click here to see the full-resolution image
I messed up and took twice the number of blue frames instead of green 30min green and 30min blue. The blue channel was used to substitute for green which accounts for some of the strange star colors.

Seeing was excellent that night, averaging at about 3.5" FWHM.

Click here to see the Bubble at high resolution with a 10" SCT telescope

Copyright 2003 Paul Kanevsky