M51 with ST200XM in color

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Date: 4/12/2005
Location: Ada, MI
Optics: Vixen VC200L 8" f6.3

Mount: AP400GTO
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Exposure: L(HaR)GB: L=24x5min unfiltered/unbinned, R=G=B=Ha=4x5min,2xbinned, Astronomik RGBHa filters (200 Minutes Total)

Note: Captured, dark subtracted, flat field, aligned, SD Mask combined and color combined in MaximDL. Final Processing in PS CS.

M51 with ST200XM in color