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Saturday, June 5, 2010
LRGB image of Tucanae, NGC 104, globular cluster in constellation Tucana.
16700 light years away from Earth and 120 light years across.
Less compressed images here:
Image field is about 30' x 30', half a degrees.
A new project, from Northern galactic remote telescope in Australia.
The telescope and technical information:
16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera.
Luminance 12x300s and 8x150s, Dark and Flat calibrated.
Red 5x300s, Dark calibrated
Green 5x300s, Dark calibrated
Blue 5x300s, Dark calibrated
Raw data is shared with Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v4.xxx
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 10 iterations
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.