Canon XS (Hutech modified); Raw
capture; ISO 1600; Astronomik 6nm Ha filter
SSAG on 500mm guide scope
18 @ 10 min.
Camera was focused using
Live View. Images were aligned and combined with ImagesPlus (3 separate
sets). The final product was adjusted (Levels, Curves, Cropping)
in Photoshop CS2. Finally,Grain Surgery was applied to reduce noise.
observatory in southeastern Minnesota.
Seeing was better than average; transparency was average; humidity
was low. Temperature: 0 F
supernova remnant is very large (3 deg. - the width of six full moons)
and extremely faint.