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M57 going deep


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About this observation
Paul Whitmarsh
Time of observation
22/05/2018 - 04:00
Observing location
Camera - Starlight Xpress H694
Telescope - Altair Astro GSO 10" F8
Astronomik LRGB (CCD) filters
Starlight Xpress OAG

The image shows the outer shell of M57, NGC 1296 and also CGMW 5-08786 and 2MASX J18530959+3305385.

Processing was a logarithmic stretch extract from Maxim DL followed by selective reduction of exposure levels for the bright ring then increasing the inner section of the Ring.  
I was not aware of  CGMW 5-08786 or 2MASX J18530959+3305385 until I processed the image, and they stood out as odd. I checked the location using Aladin and then NED gave me the identifications.
The data was collected over 10 nights between 4th to the 22nd May 2018.
The image is a LRGB Composite of ...
L -  25h 50m 
R -   2h 15m (2x2Bin)
G -   2h 15m (2x2Bin)
B -    2h 15m (2x2Bin)
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