Date:  March 5, 2005

Camera: SBIG ST10XE
Filters:  AstroDon Luminance (CFW8A filter wheel)
Camera control software:  CCDSoft
Focal reducer:  AP 0.67

Telescope:  RCOS 16 Carbon Tube, Aries optics, F9
Telescope control software:  RCOS TCC, TheSky6
Mount:  Paramount ME (MKS 4000)

Subexposures:
 Luminance(NIR Blocked):  4 x eight minutes, binned 2x2
 RGB:  none
Guiding/adaptive optics:  unguided, no AO7
Camera temperature:  -15C

Conditions: Below average seeing and transparency.
Processing: CDSoft, CCDSharp (Luminance only),  Registar, Sigma, Photoshop CS2.
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M1.  Crab Nebula Supernova Remnant.  Supernova first seen in 1054.
Date:  January 3-4, 2005

Camera: SBIG STL6303E
Filters:  AstroDon L, R, G & B
Camera control software:  CCDSoft
Subexposures acquired using CCDAutoPilot II

Telescope:  RCOS 16 Carbon Tube, Aries optics, F9/RCOS FF
Telescope control software:  RCOS TCC, TheSky6
Mount:  Paramount ME (MKS 4000)

Subexposures:
 Luminance(NIR Blocked):  9 x 640 seconds, binned 1x1
 RGB:  8 x 300 seconds each, binned 2x2
Guiding/adaptive optics:  self guided, dithered using CCDAPII
Camera temperature:  -20C

Conditions: very high humidity, average seeing (2.0-2.4 arc sec FWHM).
Processing: CDSoft, CCDSharp (Luminance only),  Registar, Sigma, Photoshop CS2.