Russell Croman Astrophotography  



The Witch's Broom Nebula


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Technical Details

Optics:20" f/8 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain w/ RCOS Field Corrector
Camera:SBIG STL-11000M
Mount:Software Bisque Paramount ME
Filters:SBIG Standard LRGB, Custom Scientific 5nm H-alpha
Dates/Times:15 July through 1 August 2005
Location:Dimension Point Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico
Exposure Details:HaLRGB = 600:180:150:75:150
Acquisition:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, TheSky6, CCDAutoPilot2
Processing:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, Photoshop CS2
Processing:H-alpha data blended into both the luminance and red channels to enhance depth and color.


Publication Data for this Photograph

Date Publication Type
2007-01-00 Sky & Telescope's Beautiful Universe,
2007 Edition