This beautiful b/w film image of nice open cluster M26, set mong many faint Milky Way stars, was taken in April 2001 by Martin Germano. He used his 14.5-inch f/5 Newtonian, stopped to f/6 (12-inch). This is a 55 minute exposure on hypered Tech Pan 2415 film.
Open cluster M26 as photographed by Jan Wisniewski. This image was taken on Aug. 8, 1997 from Sooke, BC using Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera on Ultima 8 f6.3 telescope. It is composed of unfiltered (10 x 30 sec.) integrations processed with Multi245, AIP245, as well as PhotoPaint 8.
Last Modification: 11 Oct 2000, 14:00 MET