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IC349 Barnard's Merope Nebula RGB

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Observer
Mark Phillips
Time of observation
13/12/2019 - 17:38
Object
IC349 Barnard's Merope Nebula
Observing location
Edinburgh
Equipment
250mm f4.8 Newtonian
Atik 460EX @ -15C
Baader RGB filters, IDAS P2
Capture: APT
Processing: APP, Photoshop
Exposure
3x180s each RGB, darks, flats, bias
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As the Pleiades don't all fit in my FOV, I thought I'd go for the nebula around Merope. Only managed 3 exposures for each filter before clouds. I thought there was a flaw in the image below Merope but it turns out to be IC349. Didn't know about this one until I looked it up. Falls a bit short of the Hubble version of the image though...

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