M98 - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain
with single-element Riccardi field flattener

Apogee Alta U16M CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

LRGB Composite - 360:42:42:42 minutes

L:18x20m R:6x7m G:6x7m B:6x7m
RGB binned 2x2

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack and Adobe Photoshop

Taken April 6-9, May 3-4, 2010 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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