M27 Dumbbell Nebula (50% resized)
Date: 20 Septmeber 2004
Telescope: Vixen R200SS 8¡¨f4 Newtonian on Gemini G-41 mount
Guiding: ST-4 Autoguider with Celestron C80, 80mm F11 refractor on side-by-side plate.
Camera: Modified Canon EOS-10D with UV/IR blocker replaced with Astrodon Luminance filter, Baader/Celestron Coma Corrector, IDAS LPS
Location: Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong
Exposure: 6 x 10mins + 4 x 5mins, ISO400, RAW
Software: The 10D in manual (bulb) mode was controlled by DSLR V3.0 during acquisition, image processed by IRIS v4.18 and final brightness adjustment in Photoshop.
Comment: I was collimating the scope, so there was coma at corner.
Center Crop (100%):