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NGC1398 - Spiral Galaxy













  Object Spiral Galaxy (NGC1398), in Fornax
  Telescope (Photo) Celestron 8" SCT OTA  @  f/6.3 on Celestron CGEM Mount
  Telescope (Guiding) Celestron 8" SCT OTA  @  f/6.3 on Celestron CGEM Mount (off-axis)
  Camera (Photo) SBIG ST8300M monochrome CCD
  Camera (Guiding) Starlight Express Lodestar w/ PHD Guiding
  Exposure Detail Excluded-average combination of 20 luminance-only images at 300 seconds each; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 3.83; final image processing using Photoshop CS3
  Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.406, W82.860)
  Date 12/6/10