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18-NOV-2010 Press F11 for full screen mode

Sombrero Galaxy Hubble v Starfire

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Here is my image compared to the Hubble Space Telescopes image of the Sombrero.

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Details for Starfire image:

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO + FLI ProLine16803 CCD & CFW-5-7
LRGB = 210 30 30 30min Astronomik 50mm square filters
-30C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)
Focal Length: 1300mm
Image scale = 1.4"/pix
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

Taken from Bob and Pats farm in average seeing

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Vitee27-Mar-2011 13:49
Not bad at all. Now all you have to do is get your refractor into orbit!