NGC 1365, Barred Spiral in Fornax

copyright Robert Gendler 2007

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LRGB image, Total Exposure 14 Hours

Color, 7 Hours, binned 2 X 2

Luminance, 7 Hours

14.5" RCOS (Ion Milled Optics), STL11000



Image acquired from Fair Dinkum Skies, Western Australia

(Affiliation of New Mexico Skies and Pingelly Heights Observatory)

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 14.5" RC f/9 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM