M102, Edge on Spiral Galaxy in Draco

copyright Robert Gendler 2006

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Composite LRGB image, Total Exposure 13 Hours

Luminance acquired with 20" RC, 7 Hours

Color acquired with 12.5" RC, 6 Hours




Image acquired at the Nighthawk Observatory

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 20RC and 12.5" f/8 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM