Location of photoLogan Observatory, Eagar, AZ, USA
Date/Time of photo12-3-2007 0140 - 0700 UTC
Equipment57 of 60 exposures at 300 seconds each for a total exposure time of 4.75 hours. Unmodified Canon EOS Rebel XT (350D) taken through an Astro-Tech 66ED refractor while piggyback on top of a NexStar 11 GPS that was used for autoguiding. Captured and processed in Stark-Labs Nebulostiy and post processed in Microsoft Picture It! V6.
DescriptionUnder dark skies, this image clearly shows the spiral structure and over two dozen HII regions are visible.