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NGC 6384, Spiral Galaxy in the constellation Ophiuchus
Distance: 60 Million light years.
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: 48 sub images @ 5 minutes each of 13 clear, 12 red, 11 green, and 12 blue
for a total exposure time of 4 hours.
Date: June 5, 2008
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL, calibration and stacking - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS2.