NGC 1579
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NGC 1579 Emission/reflection nebula in Perseus
Date November 23, 2006
Exposure LRGB 120:25:25:25 (RGB binned 2x2)
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 f/7.1 (AP field flattener) on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding self-guided
Processing MaximDL, PhotoshopCS2, FITS Liberator, AstroActions, GradientXterminator
Comments Clear and cool with some high thin clouds

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