NGC 1999 in RGB
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NGC 1999 is an reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. This is located just south of M42.
Distance: 1500 light years
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: An LRGB image with 149 subexposures with 11@1min, 12@5min, 37@10min for Lum, 29@10min of red, 30@10min of green, & 20@10 of blue for a total time of 22 hours & 11 minutes.
Date: November 2012
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL; calibration, stacking, & color creation in CCDStack, and further processing in Photoshop CS6.