M67
Open Cluster in Cancer

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory Feb. 12, 2008
Temperature 31F, FWHM- 1.95" - 2.20" FWHM
Telescope TMB 130SS Refractor, F/7 on a Losmandy G11, Prime Focus, Image scale 1.68 arcsec/pixel
Camera SBIG ST-2000XCM color camera
Baader UV/IR filter
CCD temp -25C
Exposure Times 30 X 3 minutes - 1.5 hours total
Other Information Image acquisition and guiding - CCDSoft V5
Focus - Moonlite Motorfocus w/FocusMax

Image Processing * Images Plus 2.75 - Calibration, Grading, Alignment, Sigma Average Combine, mild DDP, Noise reduction.
* Adobe CS - Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Cropping, JPEG conversion

© 2008 Michael A. Siniscalchi