Image of the day 12/25/2017

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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Astrophysics Riccardi-Honders Astrograph 305mm F/3,8

Imaging camera: SBIG STX-16803

Filter: Astrodon LRGB

Resolution: 3885x4036

Dates: Dec. 21, 2017

Frames: 144x600"

Integration: 24.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.00%

Astrometry.net job: 1868365

RA center: 52.264 degrees

DEC center: 59.190 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.452 degrees

Field radius: 1.292 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, None

Description

VDB 15 from DSW, a beautiful reflection nebula in Camelopardalis

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Casey Good
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cleaned up the background with a better mask using morphological transformation on the stars

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