NGC4038 (the antenna)

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NGC4038 "The Antenna"

FLI IMG1024S "Dream Machine" Camera @ -35deg C

Optec IR-blocking RGB filter set

Celestron C14 Telescope @ 3910mm focal length, f/11

Optec TCF-S Temperature Compensated focuser

Astro-Physics AP1200GTO Mount

Takahashi FSQ106 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Taken at Chew's Ridge location in Monterey County, Ca. on April 12, 2002

LLRGB technique where:

   L= Optec IR Blocking Clear

   R= Optec IR Blocking Reg

   G= Optec IR Blocking Green

   B= Optec IR Blocking Blue

Exposures:

L= 11 x 300 sec

G = B = 1 x 10 minutes (binned 2x2)

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