||M42 Object RA50:35:16
good seeing and large amount of light pollution
||120 minutes (60 X 120 seconds), 6 minutes and 40 seconds (16 X 25 seconds) for the core
||Canon 60Da DSLR
||SkyWatcher Esprit 120 f/7 APO refractor
with a focal length of 840 mm
||Bedford, Nova Scotia
||This image was processed entirely in Images Plus.
stacking, statistical filter applied to reduce noise before stretching.
stretching and split star processing
used to enhance the image. Masked noise reduction using a frequency
domain lowpass filter applied to the DSO layer and then it was
recombined with the star layer. Image binned 2 by 2. Final sharpening,
a slight star reduction and a masked red boost rounded out the
processing. Since the 60Da has on sensor dark suppression no darks were
used in the calibration.