Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

The Eagle Nebula
in Mapped Color


 

Technical Details

Optics:20" f/8 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain w/ RCOS Field Corrector
Mount:Software Bisque Paramount ME
Camera:SBIG STL-11000XM, AstroDon MOAG-A
Filters:Custom Scientific 5nm [SII], H-alpha, [OIII]
Dates/Times:June-September 2008
Location:Dimension Point Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico
Exposure Details:[SII]:Ha:[OIII] = 240:240:180 minutes, two-frame mosaic
Acquisition:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, TheSky6, CCDAutoPilot3
Processing:CCDStack, MaxIm DL/CCD 4, Photoshop CS3