Location of photoBowling Green, Ky
Date/Time of photoThe evening and early morning of July 27th and 28th, 2011.
EquipmentCAMERA: Canon XSI, 450D modified
TELESCOPE: Orion 100ED @ F/18
MOUNT: Celestron CG-5GT.
ISO SETTING: 800
EXPOSURE LENGTH: 300sec.
TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH: 2hrs 40min.
SUBTRACTIONS: 10 dark frames and 10 bias frames.
STACKING/PRE-PROCESSING: Deep Sky Stacker
PROCESSING: Photoshop CS3
DescriptionThis photo shows NGC 7009, with it's bright central star, it's gasses being blown off in layers and it's ansae, "handles."