73023Re: [ccd-newastro] M106
- Jun 25, 2013Bruce,
Very nice image. Good detail in the core. There might be some more detail you could get in the outer arms, but I am looking at it on an iPad, so I am not sure.
Sent from my iPad
On Jun 25, 2013, at 6:13 PM, "waddington50" <bw_msg01@...> wrote:
> This image was shot with a 12.5" CDK telescope and a QSI-640ws camera
> working at f/8. The data were captured on three nights in June from a
> dark-sky site near Anza, CA for a total LRGB integration of 7.3 hours.
> I was actually rather late in the year getting to this target, so it was
> too low in the northwest to get any H-alpha data. The well-known "jets"
> are just barely visible in the red, and I imagine H-alpha data would
> have definitely helped to bring them out better. The bulk of the
> post-processing was done in CCDStack, with color balance using
> ExCalibrator and final enhancement using Photoshop.
> Thanks for looking - comments and criticism are welcome.
> Bruce W.
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