SBIG STXL-16200 Now Shipping!

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    Last night I spent a little time grabbing some quick monochrome images with the STXL-16200. We had bright moonlight of course, but the results were decent. I used a 30 cm (12") Ceravolo Astrograph at f/4.9. It is a stack of 20 1-minute exposures.

    The first image is M42. The image is in full resolution so you can maximize your browser and look at the detail.

    I did the processing very quickly, so don't expect perfection!

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    The second image is M81 / M82. This was closer to the moon, but the gradient subtracted out
    completely in MaxIm DL's auto gradient removal. I slightly cropped the frame because I did the pier flip manually and it wasn't perfectly aligned. This is a stack of 31 5 minute exposures, but taken under very bright moonlight.

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    As you can see, the enormous chip covers quite a lot of sky!
     
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    Picture taken last night with STXL-16200, same equipment as before. Triplet of galaxies in Leo. Top right is M65, a spiral galaxy. Bottom right is M66, a barred spiral. Left is NGC3628, an edge-on spiral. Stack of 20 five-minute exposures.

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    The STXL-16200 is now shipping!
     

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