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NGC 1090 is around 120 million light years away. In 1962 and 1971 supernovae
were recorded blowing up in this galaxy. This galaxy is one of many in the
group of galaxies associated with
RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel
color production was used to create this image.
Luminance = 75 minutes
Red = 10 minutes
Green = 20 minutes
Blue = 20 minutes
Two iterations of L-R deconvolution (sharpening) algorithm using
CCDsharp were applied to the luminance image.
Taken during very poor seeing.
Digital Development (DDP) via Maxim/DL was also used in order to
display the the very dim and very bright details of the image simultaneously.
Minimum credit line: Carole Westphal/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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