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|Exposure Data:||12/7,8/2001. LRGB: 30x1m, 10x1m, 10x1m,
10x1.6m. RGB binned 2x2. (Long Exposure)
RGB: 25x10s, 25x10s, 25x16s. (Short Exposure) -25°C, 2.65 arc-sec./pixel
|Processing:||Acquired in Maxim, reduced, aligned and
combined in Mira, RGB combine in Maxim, L+RGB combine, curves, levels, bloom
repair and other adjustments in Photoshop. Layering was in Photoshop using
techniques outlined in January, 2001 Sky & Telescope.
|Optical System:||TV-140 5.5” f/5 APO refractor, ST-8E NABG/CFW-8A
CCD camera, AP900GTO mount.
|Comments:||First attempt at exposure layering.