NGC 5595 and NGC 5597


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Equipment

20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 75 minutes binned 1x1
Red = 15 minutes binned 2x2
Green = 15 minutes binned 2x2
Blue = 15 minutes binned 2x2

  • Poor seeing.
  • Moonlight made flat fielding and color balancing this image difficult.
  • 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: John Downs and Chriss Hoffman/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: 06/18/2004