NGC 2903
Spiral Galaxy in Leo

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Location & Date Backyard, Abbott Observatory - April 18 & 23, 2008
Temperature - low 50'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, AO8
Astrodon Tru Balance Filters
CCD temp -20C
Exposure Times (L) 18 X 10 Bin 1x1 (R) 12x10, (G) 7x10,(B) 7x10 Minutes, Bin 2x2
Other Information Image acquisition - CCDSoft
Focus - Moonlite Motorfocus w/FocusMax

Image Processing * Images Plus 3.5 - Calibration, Grading, Alignment, Normalized Average Combine, Van Cittert deconvolution, mild DDP
* Adobe CS - Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Cropping, NR, JPEG conversion

© 2008 Michael A. Siniscalchi