image to see the full size picture (1.57"/pixel).
|M96 - The Galaxy in Leo,
20.04.2003 (21:42 - 22:08 UT)
Resolution: 3.14 arcsec/pixel
675SC2 + 0.6FR
Telescope: 8" F6 Orion Europa Newtonian
Result focal ratio: F3.6
Exposure: 60x25s (gain 100%), AMP OFF, 10xDF
M96 is about 38 million ly
far away. Its relative brightness is 9.2mag.
mount all 60 captured frames were perfect (no
lost frames because of periodic error).
1, Captured AVI was processed by AVIDark from Jon
2, 60 frames summed in K3CCDTools
3, Histogram stretching and gamma 2.00 in K3CCDTools
4, Result saved to PNG
5, Copy of result image processed in Maxim DL
Demo (flatten background)
6, The results 4, and 5, stacked in K3CCDTools
7, Noise reduction by Neat Image
8, Histogram stretching in Corel PhotoPaint