NGC 2403
Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardus

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory - Feb 29 & March 12, 2008
Temperature - low 30's F
Telescope TMB 130SS Refractor, F/7 on a Losmandy G11, Prime Focus, Image scale 1.68 arcsec/pixel
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM w/CFW8
Astrodon Tru Balance Filters
CCD temp -25C
Exposure Times (L) 12x10, (R) 7x10, (G) 6x10,(B) 8x10 Minutes, Bin 1x1
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
* Adobe CS - Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Cropping, JPEG conversion

© 2008 Michael A. Siniscalchi