M33 LRGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI ML8300 combined with RGB from PL39000C

90 x 5 minutes luminance, 11 x 15 minutes color

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90 x 5 minutes

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60 x 5 minutes

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taken on July 18, 2009  and September 12 & 19, 2009 & September 19, 2009 from my ranch in the California Gold Country 

Shootout at the "AP Corral"

why the scopes are behind a corral

Astro-Physics AP155EDF f/7 used with 4" field flattener 

Finger Lakes CFW 4-5 filter wheel 

Robofocus

Finger Lakes Microline ML8300 camera (no filter used)

Baader Planetarium 50x50mm  IR-blocking Luminance filter (PL39000C)

Takahashi FCT 76 guide scope with Takahashi rings

SBIG ST7ME guide camera

AP1200GTO mount

90 x 5 minutes luminance

11 x 15 minutes color (PL39000C)

10 hours 15 minutes total exposure time

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