The Merope Nebulosity and IC 349

copyright Robert Gendler 2007

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Close up of IC 349

Composite LRGB image, Total Exposure 14 Hours

Color acquired with 12.5" RC

Luminance acquired with 12.5" and 20" RC



Image acquired at the Nighthawk Observatory

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 20RC and 12.5" f/8 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM