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Sculptor Galaxy - NGC 253

Started by jthommes, 10/09/2004 10:07AM
Posted 10/09/2004 10:07AM Opening Post
This is my first post on this forum. I thought I would post one of my recent images.

I have processed this image of NGC 253 from data I took in September. I was using my C8 operating at f/2.8 and my ToUcam SC3/Raw modded webcam. I have attached a midsize thumbnail, but you can access the full sized image as well as exposure and processing details at:

http://jthommes.com/Astro/NGC253.htm

Jim Thommes
http://jthommes.com/Astro/


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Jim Thommes

Mak-Newt 152 mm
C8
Megrez II APO
Zenithstar 66 mm APO
G11/Gemini
ST8300M
Artemis285 Camera
Canon 350D DSLR

http://jthommes.com/Astro/
Posted 10/09/2004 11:01AM | Edited 10/09/2004 04:24PM #1
Welcome to THE Forum Jim! smile
Let me say that you have a very nice FIRST post here... beautiful color & detail captured...

Thank you for sharing!


Ivan
smile

P.S.
Question... were you using Fastar? or how did you get it to f/2.8?

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
Coconut Creek, FL

Ivan's Observatory
Lat 26N 16' 48" Long 80W 10' 48"
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Posted 10/09/2004 04:21PM #2
That is the best deep space image from a web cam I have seen. Great job!