Russell Croman Astrophotography  



Nebula NGC 281
in Elemental Colors


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Technical Details

Optics:20" f/8 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain
Camera:SBIG STL-11000M, FLI CFW-7
Mount:Software Bisque Paramount ME
Filters:Custom Scientific 5nm [SII], Hα, [OIII]
Dates/Times:12 Sep - 11 Oct 2005
Location:Dimension Point Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico
Exposure Details:SII:Ha:OIII = 5:21:4 hours.
Acquisition:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, TheSky6, CCDAutoPilot2
Processing:MaxIm DL/CCD 4, Photoshop CS2
Processing:[SII], H-alpha, and [OIII] mapped to red, green, and blue, respectively. H-alpha data also used as luminance.


Publication Data for this Photograph

Date Publication Type
2006-11-00 The NewAstro Zone System for Astro Imaging,
p. 226