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NGC 6369 "Little Ghost" (2013)

NGC 6369
My take on this beauty. This one was very interesting to process because there were 6 different filters, 3 of which were narrow band. Roughly equivalent colors as follows:
Red: IR+NII
Green: 555w+Ha
Blue: 439w+OIII

A little background: Again, I used the usual NASA/Hubble Heritage/STScI image to give me ideas on how to execute my version. While theirs did a very good job of showing all the complex structures of the NII regions, it didn’t show the fainter areas of H-a
much at all. It also had a strange but interestingly nacreous color scheme and I’m not entirely sure how it arrived at that. I was very tempted to make the NII regions a more aesthetically pleasing blue or red color instead of the green but then it would be very difficult to tell it from the other narrow band spectra.

Specific data used:
Red
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f814w_wf_drz
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f658n_wf_drz

Green
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f656n_wf_drz
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f555w_wf_drz

Blue
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f502n_wf_drz
hst_09582_01_wfpc2_f439w_wf_drz

North is NOT up.

Copyright information:
Hubble data is public domain. I do, however, request that you credit me for the processing of the image if you use it.

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