NGC 6503


23th September 2004

Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9 Size: 7.0'x2.5' Surface brightness: 11.9 mag/sq arcmin
Right ascension: 17h 49m 24s Declination: +70 8' 43"
Constellation: Draco

200mm F5 newtonian , SC1.5 toucam RAW mode.
80mm F5 refractor @ F10 guidescope with SC1 toucam and GuideDog

120x30s frames. Captured in K3, debayered in AVIRaw, stacked in Registax, curves in photoshop. Slight noise reduction and sharpening in Neatimage

A neat little galaxy in Draco. Chosen because it was the otherside of the sky to the waxing moon. I did not use the focal reducer on this image to get good detail in this suprisingly bright target.

Location: Curdridge, Southampton, UK. 51N 15W.
Details of equipment and method.

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