Telescope: Celestron 9.25"
Schimdt-Cassegrain at f/6.3
Focus: Prime focus
Filter: Celestron LPR filter
Mount: Vixen GPD with Skysensor2000
Camera: Modified Canon EOS 300D, at
Guiding: 700mm refractor guidescope,
SAC7 camera, autoguided with Guidedog software
Exposure: Total 48 mins (16 x 180s)
Date: 28th May 2005
Processing: RAW file conversion,
Offset and Dark subtraction, flat fielding, registering and stacking done in
IRIS. Colour enhancement using the 'asinh' function in IRIS. IRIS
pre-processing almost all automated with AutoIt scripts. Curve stretching in Photoshop CS, noise reduction in Neat Image.