Location of photoHarken Observatory - Pewaukee, WI
Date/Time of photo30-Oct-2007 about 2:00UT
Equipment12" Meade LX200GPS at Harken Observatory (Pewaukee, WI Library) with F6.3 telecompressor. StellaCamIII video camera operating in 4 frame integration mode. Approximately 1500 frames combined using Registax4.
DescriptionApparent shell structure with brighter/denser outer ring (looking through thicker outer edges of expanding sphere).
Inner bright area non-symetric with nucleus. Large expanse
required use of telecompressor for wider field.
Photo by Scott Berg and Randy Buchwald