NGC 3628 & M 65 & M 66 Galaxies with STL-4020M camera          Click on photo to return to 'Galaxies'                          Home
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I increased the contrast in the photo below. The galaxy detail stand out more but the stars suffer a bit.


Photo Specifications:

     TELESCOPE:  80 mm Celestron APO  F/8
            CAMERA:  'SBIG'  STL-4020M & Baader Filters
CAMERA TEMP:  Temp. = -21 C
                   DATE: 05/20/09-05/22/09

Filter
Total
Exposure  time
Sub-frame
 Exposure time
Number  of Sub-frames
Binning
Luminance
30 min
1200 + 600 sec
2
1x1
Red
1.3 Hrs
1800 & 1200 sec
3
1x1
Green
1.3 Hrs
1800 & 1200 sec
3
1x1
Blue
1.3 Hrs
1800 & 1200 sec
3
1x1
Other













 Processing:   Acquired data with Maxim DL, calibrate ,  color combine; CCDstack align & combine;  Photoshop CS2