Detail of IC410: The Tadpole(s)

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

Luminance = 120 minutes (H-alpha) binned 1x1
Red = 0 minutes binned 2x2
Green = 0 minutes binned 2x2
Blue = 0 minutes binned 2x2

  • Technically this is a two frame mosaic- with each frame totalling 2 hour integration times. The top portion of the frame (the second picture) was taking during a time when the seeing became poor on this evening.
  • Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: 01/19/2005