NGC1333 - aka The Embryo Nebula in Perseus

ngc1333 LRGB

From NOIRLab:

This star-forming region, located roughly 1,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Perseus, harbors hundreds of newly formed stars less than one million years old. Many of these proto-stars exhibit energetic activity such as jets and strong stellar winds.


Telescope: AP155EDF
Camera: Moravian G4 (16803) w Astrodon GenII Filters
Mount: Paramount MX
RGB 12/17/13x10 min for each channel 
Luminance 51x10min
Acquisition using CCD-Commander and TheSkyX
All images calibrated and combined in PixInsight;  processing in PixInsight and Photoshop CC

In this version, the original was treated with ABE in PixInsight then the original layered over this new version with masking to remove excess reds but retain the red highlights and star colours.

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Lucknow, Ontario
Nov 2020 to Feb 2021