M101 -> 1403K
|* * Technical Data * *|
|Exposure||12hrs total, 3hrs ea. LRGB, Bin-2.|
|Optics||2004 RCOS 14.5" Ion, CF Truss, f:9, FL=3319mm.|
|Mount||2007 AP1200 GTOCP3 #714|
|Camera||2005 SBIG STL-11000M, 0.56 arc.sec p/pixel, -20C, AstroDon LRGBH-a.|
|Guider||As required: Internal ST-237H chip, or AstroDon MMOAG with 2006 SBIG STL-Remote, w/visual Red filter, or TAK FS-78, FL=632mm f:8, 2.41arc.sec p/pixel and STL-Remote.|
|Equipment||RCOS Field Flatener Corrector. Custom built Water Cooling and DryAir Purge Systems|
|Processing||MaximDL/CCD w/Russ Croman's Sigma Combine Plug-In, Photoshop CS4, FITSplug by Eddie Trimarchi, AstroActions by Noel Carboni|
|Location||StarFields Observatory (SFO), Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida,|
|Comments||Re-imaged Red and Green channels in better conditions before T.S. Debbie rolled in. Resolution was Greatly improved.
See a Crop of 3hrs of Bin-2 Green channel below. SN 2011fe still visable indicated
At Bin-1, 9micron pixels are 0.56arc.sec p/pixel. M101 was imaged at Bin-2 for 1.12arc.sec.pix.
MaximDL measures a 12th mag star at FWHM 1.800acr.sec p/pix.