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Omega Centauri

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2nd place Star Clusters category SPSP 2008 Astroimaging contest

This is the first image taken with my new FLI ProLine11002

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO refractor (no field flattener)
FLI ProLine11002 & CFW-2-7
LRGB 10 10 8 8min bin 1 X 1 FLI Filters
Darks, bias, -20C chip temp (no flats)
Cropped to remove vignetting
1MPPS download speed = 12sec/full frame download at bin 1X1
Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

Finger Lakes Instrumentation CCD cameras:

Astro-Elecronic FS2 scope GOTO controller:

Gerd Neumann/Astronomik filters:

MSB Software & Astroart 4

STAR Atlas:PRO planetarium software:

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BSPN KennyMac03-Aug-2007 13:00
Absolutely on of the most impressive pictures I have seen. Kudos! So Voted.
AuPete 08-Jul-2007 21:09
Mate you could use a Box Browny and still make the rest us all look inept! :) Welcome Back.
Guest 29-May-2007 19:24
Mike,that scope is fantastic.