Faulkes Telescope at Going Nova 2007

NGC 3198

Here are some images which were captured using the Faulkes Telescope North at the Going Nova Science Festival
which was held at Horizon Scotland at the Business Park in Forres in the north of Scotland.

The event ran from Thursday 22nd March 2007 until Saturday 24th March.
During the Festival, the telescope was under the control of members of  the north of Scotland's two mainland astronomy clubs.
SIGMA, Moray's Astronomy Club and  Highlands Astronomical Society.
Images obtained using the Faulkes Telescope (North), operated by Las Cumbres Observatory.

Date and Time
NGC 3198,
a spiral galaxy in Ursa Minor.
Mar 23 2007
RGB filters, 60 seconds

Alan NGC3198
Alan Tough

Alan's first attempt at this composite image, just after the live session had finished.
Alan Tough

Alan has revisited this object and has dramatically improved the detail in the galaxy's spiral arms.
Eric NGC3198 first filter
Eric Walker

Eric has used Neat Image to reduce the noise in the image and sharpen it up.
Eric NGC3198 second filter
Eric Walker

Eric has done some more work to brighten the image and bring out more detail in the spiral arms.

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