Location: Lawrence, KS USA
Date: April 2, 2004 at 5:50 UT
Equipment: Meade LXD55 8" SCT, ToUcam Pro, IR blocking filter, Meade #647 flip mirror, JMI NGF S focuser, and a 3X barlow.
Processing: Captured with K3CCDTools using 1/33 sec exposure, 0%Gamma, 100% saturation. RGB channels aligned with AstroAlign. 800 frames stacked with Registax. Deconvolution applied with Image Analyzer. Noise filter with Neat Image. Color balance, unsharp mask, and contrast adjusted with Paint Shop Pro.