Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

The Sunflower Galaxy


 

Technical Details

Optics:14" f/10 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain.
Mount:Astro-Physics AP1200GTO.
Camera:SBIG STL-6303E.
Filters:SBIG standard LRGB.
Dates/Times:30 March 2004.
Location:my backyard observatory in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:LRGB = 165:30:30:45
Processing:This was my first-light image with the STL-6303E camera.