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NGC 891
Oct. 28, 2006 Alan Smallbone

NGC 891

Anza, CA

This edge on galaxy was taken with a Meade DSI Pro II, cooled with an Outback Cooler to 10C, an Atik filter wheel housed the Astronomik filters, this LRGB image is composed of 120x30x30x30 minutes of exposure in 5 min sub-exposures. Calibrated and combined in Ccdstack, touched up in Photoshop. Scope was a Vixen VC200L at f6.4 on a Losmandy G-11 with Gemini, guided with a Meade DSI Pro I on a Borg 77mm achromat, capture and guiding software was MaximDL.

Meade DSI Pro II with Astronomik filters,Vixen VC200L at f6.4

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