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The Blown Out Core of M42…

DSLR DSO Maksutov Astrophotography
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#1 BQ Octantis

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Posted 26 November 2021 - 10:53 AM

…has a lot of detail that can be brought out with very little data. Here's 128 seconds at f/15, 170% scale:

 

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Trapezium & Surrounds 2017-12-10
Skywatcher Mak 180 (2700mm f/15)
Canon 600D/T3i @ ISO12800
16×8 sec, no bias, darks or flats
Scaled to 170%, cropped to 1024×768
Tropic of Capricorn, Outback NT, Oz

 

Cheers,

 

BQ


Edited by BQ Octantis, 26 November 2021 - 10:57 AM.

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