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13-MAR-2013 Press F11 for a Full Screen view

The Antennae coliding galaxies

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Orion Optics AG12 F3.8
FLI ProLine 16803 CCD & CFW-5-7 + Atlas Focuser
LRGB = 335 30 30 30min (bin 1X1) Astronomik filters
-30C chip temp, darks and flats (Astronomik Aurora Light Panel used for flats)
Focal length 1120mm
Image scale 1.6"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9


Some light winds but reasonable seeing, new moon

Equipment setup:

Some links to equipment used to take this image:

Orion Optics UK

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro Shop (Aus)

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann and Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 4

Catseye Collimation

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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