M104   (North at Top, Downsized ~70% (1728x1077 from 4008x2672 pixels) -> 895K
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Date 04-15 through 04-28-2010
Exposure 8hrs LRGB, 120:120:120:120mins.
Optics 1995 AP155EDFS #95, f:7.26, FL=1126mm, Original Owner.
Mount 2007 AP1200 GTOCP3 #714
Camera 2005 SBIG STL-11000M, 1.65 arc.sec p/pixel @ -20C, AstroDon 6nm H-a, Baader LRGB.
Guider 2006 SBIG STL-Remote, visual Red filter, TAK FS-78, FL-632mm f:8, 2.41arc.sec p/pixel.
Equipment AP Field Flatener, FeatherTouch FTF-3545 & Digital MicroFocuser, PreciseParts Adapters.
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 ... This 6" lens continues to Astound me.
... Surprising number of Globular Clusters surrounding m104.

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