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 76 mins (19 x 240s)
with the nebula itself composited from 16 x 120s frames
Date: 31st January 2005
Processing: RAW file conversion,
Offset and Dark subtraction, flat fielding, registering and stacking done in
IRIS. Curve stretching in Photoshop CS, noise reduction in Neat Image.