Image Acquisition Information
Telescope: 16" RCOS Ritchey-Chretien Telescope (ion milled at f/9)
Camera: SBIG STL-6303 M
Guiding: Astrodon MOAG AOG (SBIG 237 with .65 FLR)
Filter: Astrodon H-alpha
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME
Acquisition Programs: The Sky,CCDAutopliot III, CCD Soft.
Processing Programs: CCDStack, Maxim DL, Photoshop
Date:June 3-4, 2007
Time: 18 x 20 minutes ( 6
Processing: CCD Stack and PhotoShop CS/2
This Image: The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635) is the result of a star some 40 times the size of our Sun ejecting
material into space. The bubble is 6 light years wide and is some 7000 light
years form the Earth.
Processing Comments:First Light
Image at the Lost Valley Observatory, Telescope not yet properly collimated and without a T-Point Model. Seeing
was about 1.8 arc-sec. Minimal processing, using CCD Stack abd PS for image data stretching and smoothing.