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Image Data: Object Information:
  • Exposure:  LRGB
    • All exposures binned 1x1
    • L 19x180s, R 8x180s, G 8x180s, B 8x180s
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SV152 @ f/7.9
  • Mount:  MI-250 GoTo
  • Camera:  SBIG ST-10XME CCD, SBIG CFW10
    • AstroDon E-Series TruBalance Filters
  • Location:  Casa Cielo Observatory, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Date/Time: 
    • Luminance: June 27, 2006, 21:20-22:27 PDT
    • RGB: July 2, 2006, 21:37-23:20 PDT
  • Processing:  Taken  in CCDSoft v5 using CCDCommander.  Reduced, aligned, combined sub-exposures, combined RGB, 25 iterations of Positive Constraint deconvolution to the Luminance in CCDStack. Gradient removal in Photoshop with GradientXTerminator. Lab LRGB combine, selective bluring, curves, and levels in Photoshop.
  • Name:  M92, NGC6341
  • Type:  Globular Cluster
  • Constellation:  Hercules
  • Distance:  26700 light-years
  • Physical Diameter:  109 light years

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