Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

Dust Clouds in the Rosette Nebula


 

Technical Details

Optics:14" f/10 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain,Astro-Physics 0.75x Focal Reducer (yielding f/7.4).
Mount:Takahashi NJP Temma 2.
Camera:SBIG ST-10XME, CFW8.
Filters:Custom Scientific 3nm H-Alpha.
Dates/Times:10 February 2003.
Location:my backyard observatory in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:4 hours (15 minute sub-exposures).
Processing:MaxImDL (combine), ImagesPlus (deconvolution, sharpening), Photoshop (levels, curves, etc.).