NGC2997


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Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Mazlin
NGC 2997
Galaxy
CTIO, Chile
02-07-2009
Description

First light for the U9 Apogee camera installed at P2 on the 16" RCOS (giving an image scale of 0.41"/pixel.) The seeing was excellent, with the 3 hour master luminance frame coming in at 1.71" FWHM, reducing to 1.34" after 3 iterations of CCDsharp.

Our other attempt at NGC2997 can be found here:www.starshadows.com/gallery/display.cfm

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
LRGB with 3 hrs lum (18 x 10 min) and 45 min (3 x 15 min) per channel RGB
Camera:
Apogee U9
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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