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|Exposure Data:||2/24-3/17/2007. CRGB: 30x10m, 30x10m,
30x10m, 30x10m. RGB 2x2. -15°C, 0.55 arc-sec./pixel.
|Processing:||Acquired via CCDAutoPilot 3 and CCDSoft,
reduced, aligned, debloom, Poisson reject, combined and deconvolution in CCDStack, LLRGB
combine, curves, levels, Curvemeister, GEM Pro plug-ins and other processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9 w/FFC, IMG6303E/CFW-7 CCD
camera, AstroDon filters, Paramount
ME, dithered 3 pixels, off-axis guided with ST-402ME.
|Comments:||Combined clear FWHM was 2.3 arc-sec., deconvolved to 1.7 arc-sec., in relatively poor winter seeing. Total
exposure time was 20 hours.