NGC 4631 The "Whale"
April 15, 2005

Camera: SBIG ST10XE
Filters:  AstroDon L,R,G,B (CFW8A filter wheel)
Camera control software:  CCDSoft
Focal reducer:  None
Guiding/adaptive optics:  SBIG AO7
Camera temperature:  -20C
Image Acquisition Software:  None
Telescope:  RCOS 16 Carbon Tube, Aries optics, F9
Telescope control software:  RCOS TCC, TheSky6
Mount:  Paramount ME (MKS 4000)

Subexposures:
 Luminance:  13 x 6 minute, binned 2x2
 RGB:  7 x 3 minute, binned 3x3

Conditions: High humidity.
Processing: CDSoft, CCDSharp (Luminance only),  MaximDL, Registar, Sigma, Photoshop CS.
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The "Whale"