Images were acquired,
reduced, aligned, and combined with ImagesPlus. The combined image
was adjusted (Levels, Curves, Shadows/Highlights) in Photoshop CS2.
Noise was reduced by applying a Gaussian blur through layer mask.
observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 11/3/08.
Temp: 60 deg. F. Humidity:80 %.
This image does not have vignetting. The brownish
area around the reflection nebula is a dust cloud that surrounds it.