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#1 rj144

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Posted 18 April 2021 - 07:23 PM

This is from the first night, but I plan on doing a couple more nights of data.  Just wanted to post what I have so far:

 

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I think it's not that bad so far considering I'm not using a perfect setup.  This was 450, 20 seconds exposure for a total of 2.5 hours of total integration in Bortle 8.  It is tracked but unguided and taken with a Nikon D750 with a Sigma Zoom lens at 500 mm.  Callibrated with darks, bias, and flats.

 

Hopefully I can add another 2 to 4 hours to it this week.


Edited by rj144, 18 April 2021 - 07:24 PM.

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