IC434 Horsehead and Flame Nebula

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IC434 Horsehead and Flame Nebula


AP-130 at F/6 using AP Field Flattener
Film & Exposure: Fuji400s - three 20 min exposures
Location: My Driveway (Huntertown, IN),   Moderate Light Pollution
Date: November 26, 1998

Three images stacked in Picture Window blend mode

Scanned with HP Photosmart and VueSmart in 10 bit/color mode
Levels adjusted in Photoshop 16 bit/color mode
Stacked using Picture Window; multipoint used
Enhancement of low level light area by Curves
Grain Reduction by 66% Light Mask + 10R Feather and Gaussian Blur of 3R + 100 Threshold

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