Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
Messier 77 (M77 or NGC 1068) is a magnitude 9.6 barred spiral galaxy in the constellation
Cetus. It is seen 'face-on' and lies about 47 million light years away.
Date: Oct- Nov 2013
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Hyperion 12.5 inch f/9 2532mm focal length
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee Alta U8300 Camera
Guiding: SBIG ST-402 on an On Axis Guider from Innovations Foresight
Exposure: LRGB: L- 11x10 min R-11x8 min, G- 8x6 min, B- 11x10 min, for a total of 13.7
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.