Wonderful edge on spiral galaxy. Click image for larger version (1260 x 1447, 320kB).
Additional information about this objects can be found on the SEDS website
|Date||04.15.2007 and 04.16.2007|
|Telescope||AP130 @f6 w/AP field flattener|
|Camera||Canon 350D, Hutech modified type I|
|Exposure||Composite of 24, 8 minute exposures at ISO 800.|
|Notes||Temperature varied among the two nights, range of 34°F to 50°F, low humidity, transparency was average to better than average.|
Used a small fan on the warmer night (around 50°F) to blow cool air on the camera.
Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02