Images Collected by me:

Original ST6 files from CCDOPS:
  • 2964ca (Original Light image)
  • d4241200 (Dark Image)
  • fcdavg (Flat, Average of 3)
  • 2964cap (Basic Processed Image)
  • Processed Images:

    Basic Processing: shows off the minor attributes of the Object. Note the bacwards 's' shape of the arms.

    More basic processing, showing off detail in the arms...note all of the 'knots' formed from HII regions

    Used a Log transformation to bring out both the knotty arms AND show some of the more minute features such as the nucleus