Russell Croman Astrophotography  



The Tadpoles

About This Photograph

This is a close-up of the "tadpole" structures in the nebula IC 410. For a wider view of the nebula and its associated star cluster, click here.


Technical Details

Optics:20" f/8 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain w/ RCOS Field Corrector
Camera:SBIG STL-11000M, FLI CFW-7
Mount:Software Bisque Paramount ME
Filters:SBIG Standard LRGB
Dates/Times:4 December 2005 - 1 January 2006
Location:Dimension Point Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico
Exposure Details:LRGB = 600:330:150:210 minutes
Acquisition:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, TheSky6, CCDAutoPilot2
Processing:CCDStack, Photoshop CS2