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highfnum
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north ameriican on 4th with b+w lodestar - SS6.1 new
      #5955645 - 07/05/13 06:57 AM Attachment (34 downloads)

I posted these on atm forum
working with that wacky SS 6.1 inch lens
this is almost acceptable image


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highfnum
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Re: north ameriican on 4th with b+w lodestar - SS6.1 new [Re: highfnum]
      #5955647 - 07/05/13 07:00 AM Attachment (28 downloads)

above was 80 second with dark frame and stretch
this is 60 second with just a little lodestar stretch
no stacking no dark


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Dragon Man
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Re: north ameriican on 4th with b+w lodestar - SS6.1 new [Re: highfnum]
      #5955679 - 07/05/13 08:08 AM

Second one looks nicer.

Stars are sharper and the core isn't burnt out.

Top effort


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highfnum
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Re: north ameriican on 4th with b+w lodestar - SS6.1 [Re: Dragon Man]
      #5955683 - 07/05/13 08:13 AM

Can you see that nb
Down under?


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Re: north ameriican on 4th with b+w lodestar - SS6.1 new [Re: highfnum]
      #5956925 - 07/05/13 11:32 PM

I like the 2nd one better, also. Hmmm, according to Wikipedia Snake Valley is pretty far south. Also probably pretty cold about now but NGC 7000 should be visible...I think.

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