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Subject
M44 Open Cluster
Date
4th March 2006
Telescope or Lens
Tak FS60C with AP 0.75 focal reducer
Mount
Paramount ME
Camera
ST2000XM
Filters
Tru Tech LRGB
Total Exposures L 144 Min R 300 min G 120 min B 180 min
Sub exposure
12 x 12min
15 x 20 min
12 x 10 min
12 x 15 min
Binning
All at 1x1
Field of view and resolution
Approx 160 x 122 Arcminute. 6 Arcsec / Pixel
Comments  
M44 is an open cluster in the constellation of cancer. This image represent another experiment, this time in terms of the length and number of clour exposures in an effort to increase the colour signal to noise ratio and get better colour balance.