NGC 4361 Planetary Nebula Redo
Copyright © 2012
NGC 4361 planetary nebula in the constellation Covus
This is a redo image of one taken in May 2010 with the same equipment.
Distance: 2500 light years
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: 73 subexposures of 5 minutes each with 25 of red, 24 of green, and 24 of blue for a total of 6 hours & 5 minutes.
Date: March 2012
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL; calibration, stacking, & RGB creation in CCDStack, and further processing in Photoshop CS5.