NG7000 H-aRGB (North Top) (~65% Original -> 1,330K )|
100% Resolution of the Great Wall -> (1,724K )
|* * Technical Data * *|
|Date||08-17 through 10-07-07|
|Exposure||9hrs, H-a 6x30mins, RGB 12x10mins ea., Bin 1x1|
|Optics||1995 AP155EDFS #95, f:7.26, FL=1126|
|Mount||2007 AP1200 GTOCP3 #714|
|Camera||2005 SBIG STL-11000M, 1.65 arc.sec p/pixel @ -20C, AstroDon I-Series HaRGB.|
|Guider||2006 SBIG STL-Remote w/Red filter, TAK FS-78, FL-632mm f:8.1.|
|Equipment||AP Field Flatener, FeatherTouch FTF-3545 & Digital MicroFocuser, PreciseParts Adapters.
Custom built Water Cooling and DryAir Purge Systems
|Processing||MaximDL/CCD w/Russ Crowman's Sigma Combine Plug-In, PhotoshopCS2, FITSplug by Eddie Trimarchi, AstroActions by Noel Carboni|
|Location||StarFields Observatory (SFO), Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida, 29d 24m 26.34s North, 82h 51m 31.26s West|
... Nearly clouded out for the year while we were catching up on this Summer's drought. Even the Full Moon cycles were cloudy.
... The weather is starting to turn cooler and I'm expecting better skies, but we still need more rain.
... Some slight dark halos around smaller blue stars, a processing error crept in somewhere. Grrr.