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|Exposure Data:||11/17/2004. LRGB: 10x4m,
10x4m, 10x4m, 10x4m. RGB binned 2x2.
-20°C, 0.56 arc-sec./pixel.
Automatic acquisition and dithering via CCDAutoPilot and CCDSoft,
reduced and aligned, in Mira, RGB combine in Maxim, LRGB assembly, curves, levels and other
processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||14.5” Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9, IMG6303E/CFW-1 CCD
camera, AstroDon filters (IR-blocked
clear), Paramount ME,
dithered 4 pixels,
|Comments:||First light with a KAF6303 camera. Some
elongation visible due to not having ProTrack enabled! Seeing was a
below-average 2.9 arc-sec.