NGC 891

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Object Type: Spiral galaxy (Sb)
Constellation: Andromeda
Magnitude: 10.0
 13.5' x 2.8'

Equipment: Meade 14" LX200R/ST-10XME/Astro-Physics CCDT67 telecompressor/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
F-ratio: f/6.5
Exposures: LRGB:  L 8 x 5 minutes, binned 2x2: R 8 x 5 minutes: G 8 x 5 minutes: B 8 x 5 minutes: RGB binned 3x3
Date: November 14, 2006
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: I
ndividual exposures were obtained using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. A high-pass filter was applied to the galaxy portion of the image. Gaussian Blur of 1 pixel was applied to the RGB image. A duplicate of the RGB image was combined using Soft Light to increase color saturation.

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