|NGC7009 - The Saturn Nebula
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
|Catalog: NGC7009, Caldwell 55
Size: 44" x 23"
Common Name or Description: very bright planetary nebula
|Date Taken: August 20 2006 Location: Idyllwild, CA
Equipment: RCOS 12.5" telescope & SBIG STL4020 CCD camera
Exposure: RGB = 110/120/140 minutes
Notes: I used a "synthetic luminance layer" comprised of all the color exposures that were desaturated. The unfiltered luminance exposures were over-exposed and unusable.