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NGC 613, closeup

NGC 613, barred spiral galaxy in southern constellation Sculptor.
Distance is about 65 million light years. Image is a broadband LRGB-composition.

Technical details:

16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera.
LRGB combo.
9x600s for the Luminance and 1x600s / RGB-channel . Dark and Flat calibrated.
Raw data is shared by Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio

Processing workflow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v4.xxx
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

NGC 613, closeup

NGC 613, closeup

NGC 613, barred spiral galaxy in southern constellation Sculptor.
Distance is about 65 million light years. Image is a broadband LRGB-composition.

Technical details:

16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera.
LRGB combo.
9x600s for the Luminance and 1x600s / RGB-channel . Dark and Flat calibrated.
Raw data is shared by Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio

Processing workflow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v4.xxx
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.