Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
in Hydrogen-alpha


 

Technical Details

Optics:TeleVue NP-101.
Mount:Piggy-backed on a 10" LX200GPS.
Camera:SBIG ST-10XME, CFW8.
Filters:Custom Scientific 3nm H-alpha; SBIG RGB filter set.
Dates/Times:12 November 2002.
Location:my backyard observatory in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:Ha = 180 min.
Processing:MaxImDL (combine, color processing), CCDOps (ME spike filtering), CCDSharp (deconvolution), Photoshop (levels, curves, etc.).