||M45 Object RA 03:47:00 Dec
||50 minutes (10 X 5 minutes)
||Canon 60Da DSLR
||Prime focus of an Esprit 120 f/7 APO refractor
with a focal length of 840 mm
||Nova East Star Party at Smiley's Park, Nova Scotia
||This image was processed entirely in Images Plus.
stacking, statistical filter applied to reduce noise before stretching.
Since the 60Da has on sensor dark suppression no darks were
used in the calibration. The image was slightly stretched using a curve
adjustment and then cropped to the area around Merope. The cropped
image was then enlarged by a factor of three and then deconvolution was
applied to bring out the detail in the nebula. Once the sharpening
brought out as much detail as possible the image was binned by