Infrared Astro - ericsimages

Infrared M42

Shot with 742nm Astronomik Filter
5 x 30 minute exposures


Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with CAA
Mount: Astro-physics Mach1 GTO
Guider: Meade DSI Pro through Astrodon MMOAG, with 2 Px Dither
CCD: Finger Lakes Instruments ML11002 CCD, with 65mm shutter
Fiter Wheel: Finger Lakes Instruments CFW-2-7
Filters: Astronomik Proplanet 742

Software: MaximDL, Registar, Photoshop CS3 with Carboni & GXT
Location: Light polluted back yard in El Paso, Texas

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax