Skull Nebula NGC 246

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Common Name: Skull Nebula
Formal Name: NGC 246
Date: 10/28/2016 – 11/5/2016
Constellation: Cetus
Location: BrewSky Observatory, Casa Grande
Hardware: Celestron Edge 11″ on Paramount MX, SBig STF8300M Camera/Filter Wheel/STi guider
Temperature: -10C nominal
Bin Mode: 1×1
Images: (9) x 1 hour Red exposures   10.75 hr
(7) x 15 minutes
(6)               Green                  7.50 hr
(6) x 15 minutes
(8)               Blue                     9.75 hr
(7) x 15 minutes
Total Time =  27.5 hoursSynthetic Luminance = integration (RGB )
Panel Flat fields
Processing: This version uses RGB channels. (Synthetic Lum by integrating RGB).
Reduced in Maxim, Aligned/Stacked/Processed in PixInsight.
Notes: Located 1600 light years away

Very dim, so I used 1 hour subs to get better signal level