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#1 Dr Benway

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:13 AM

I started this imaging run around 3AM. Yes, I could have waited another month to get it at a more reasonable hour, but I have really been missing the summer constellations during "galaxy season". This was first light for my Optec IFW and filter set. I was really surprised by the quality of the color while processing it.

M8 The Lagoon Nebula
LRGB, L:10x600, RGB: 10X600
Camera: SBIG STF-8300M
Telescope: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ
Mount: Takahashi EM-10
Location: 3RF CSAC
Date: April 8, 2013

Full resolution here: http://www.astrophot.../p11217-m8.html

John

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#2 SL63 AMG

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:34 AM

Very nice John.

The colors are quite vivid.

I am so glad you're back up and running.

#3 DeanS

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 10:31 AM

I like the FOV you have on this. Can't wait for TSP and some early morning summer objects.

#4 Dr Benway

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 10:40 AM

Thanks, Dave! Your new scope is looking good, too! I plan to camp out in Sagittarius and Scorpius until Orion comes back up, Dean!

John

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:11 PM

Nice, John. It's never too early to collect photons. I've just picked up a 65Q, too, and am anxious to see what it will do off my EM-10. It seems like a sweet set-up.

Val


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