Please join me in congratulating srosenfraz for winning the Feb 2017 site-wide Astrophotography/Sketching Contest with his terrific image of NGC 1333! That's two months in a row for the CCD Imaging & Processing. Link to contest poll
CCD Imaging & Processing
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NGC 1333 in Perseus
Captured November 2, 5, 24, and 29, 2016 from Pine Mountain Club, Ca.
Optics: Nikon 600mm f/4 ED IF @ f/6
Camera: QSI 690wsg-8
Mount: Schaefer GEM
Guiding: QSI 690 OAG, SXV-AOQSIUSB Adaptive Optics, Lodestar Autoguider, PHD2 Guiding
Astrodon Gen 2 Series E LRGB: 100:11:10:19 x 600, bin 1x1 @ -10C
Total integration time: 11 2/3 hours
Typical SQM: 21.3
50 darks, 40 flats, 200 bias
Software: Images Plus 6.0 Camera Control, Phd2 Guiding, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS5, Focus Magic, Gradient Xterminator, Carboni Tools, HLVG, Registar 64.