Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

The Lagoon 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, FLI CFW-7
Filters:SBIG Standard LRGB
Dates/Times:11 June - 19 July 2006
Location:Dimension Point Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico
Exposure Details:SII/Ha/OIII = 75:60:75 minutes, three-frame mosaic
Acquisition:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, TheSky6, CCDAutoPilot3
Processing:CCDStack, MaxIm DL/CCD 4, Photoshop CS2