Kappa Cassiopeia Noel process
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The central bright star is Kappa Cassiopeia with NGC 146 and NGC 133 open clusters sitting above it. Only 4 x 15-minute subs using a Sky 90 refractor and an M26C one-shot colour CCD. Image acquired by Greg Parker at the New Forest Observatory (North Dome - mini-WASP array) and processed by Noel Carboni in Florida U.S.A.
Nexstar 11 GPS, 2 x Sky 90, M25C, MaximDL, Photshop CS3, Noel Carboni's Photoshop actions, 7 foot Pulsar fibreglass dome, Canon 40D, 100mm macro lens, 28-200mm zoom lens, 17-55mm f#2.8 zoom lens, 100-400mm zoom lens, 1.4x converter, 2x converter.