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#1 gcardona

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 12:13 AM

This is my first image of M45, and I would have liked to have taken it from a dark site but I got tired of waiting for the weather to clear, so here it is.

 

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Imaging telescope: Celestron Edge HD 9.25"
Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY12
Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4
Guiding telescope:Baader Planetarium Vario Finder 10x60
Guiding camera:S tarlight Express Lodestar X2
Focal reducer: Starizona HyperStar 3
Software:Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro,  Adobe Photoship CC,  PHD2 Guiding,  PixInsight
Filter:IDAS LPS-V4
Location: Richardson, TX (Dallas suburb)
Exposure: 3.2 hours (20x10 minutes)

 

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Edited by gcardona, 07 December 2018 - 12:14 AM.

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#2 Neptune

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 12:15 AM

Reminds me of the old school camera and film days.




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