ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


        IC 1318b - Nebula in Cygnus

IC 1318b                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

09 Sep. 2003
80 min. Total
20 min. Sub-Exposures
RED Filtered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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This image shows a small portion of the Gamma Cygni Nebula, also know as "The Butterfly Nebula".  The image center is near RA 20.26.02 DEC +40.17.17.

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