NGC 247
Copyright 2011
Larry Phillips
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NGC 247, Spiral Galaxy in constellation Cetus

Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 130 EDT F8
Mount: Losmandy G11 with Gemini Control with Advanced Telescope Systems
               portable pier
Images: 15 luminance @ 5 minutes each, 9 Red @ 5 minutes each, 10 Green
               @ 5 minutes each, 8 Blue @ 5 minutes each for a total exposure time of
               210 minutes. Had problems with thin clouds.
Date: September 2007
Software: Camera and guider control - CCDSoft, calibration and stacking, & creation of
               color image - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS2