Meade DSI IIIc with 1.25" Astro Engineering 0.6x Focal Reducer in modified nose-piece. Autoguided with Starlight 80 + DSIc with .5S update rate in Envisage. White balance set to "daylight"
27 8S Subs, hand picked and stacked in AIP4Win 2.2. Dark subtract done on the fly in Envisage, flat frame and bias calibration done in AIP4Win 2.2 for each individual LRGB channel. Calibrated channels aligned and joined in AIP4WIN 2.2 and enhanced using DDP and sky background fix. Final finishing in Photoshop (slight unsharp mask).
Taken on 7-08-2008