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#1 neaptide

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Posted 28 September 2022 - 08:33 PM

One of my favorite visual targets. I just don't see many images that do this object justice, including this one. 

Seems to me that star clusters just look better through an eyepiece.

 

Click on image for full resolution and details at Astrobin

 

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Posted 28 September 2022 - 08:49 PM

wow, very beautiful cluster, I will have to add that one to my list to target.  Thanks for sharing.


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Posted 28 September 2022 - 09:08 PM

One of my favorite visual targets. I just don't see many images that do this object justice, including this one. 

Seems to me that star clusters just look better through an eyepiece.

 

Click on image for full resolution and details at Astrobin

 

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I think that is a beautiful picture. Seriously


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Posted 28 September 2022 - 09:08 PM

I see ET! Nice pic!
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Posted 28 September 2022 - 10:14 PM

ET is my favorite too.  Nice shot.   Joe


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Posted 29 September 2022 - 06:31 AM

wow, very beautiful cluster, I will have to add that one to my list to target.  Thanks for sharing.

 

I see ET! Nice pic!

 

 

I think that is a beautiful picture. Seriously

 

ET is my favorite too.  Nice shot.   Joe

Thanks folks!!! I decided to shoot this while waiting for NGC660 to rise. I like the results also and Yes I can definitely see E.T too.


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Posted 29 September 2022 - 08:10 AM

ET cluster, butterfly cluster, owl cluster .... everyone sees something different in this gorgeous jewelbox. Nicely done! you captured the sparkle of these bright young stars beautifully.

 

Luca


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Posted 29 September 2022 - 08:18 AM

Very nice image! waytogo.gif

 

I captured it recently, but mine is not as cool as yours!  

Here it is : https://flic.kr/p/2nKmos1

 

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Posted 29 September 2022 - 04:11 PM

ET cluster, butterfly cluster, owl cluster .... everyone sees something different in this gorgeous jewelbox. Nicely done! you captured the sparkle of these bright young stars beautifully.

 

Luca

Thank you Lucam!!!



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Posted 29 September 2022 - 04:12 PM

Very nice image! waytogo.gif

 

I captured it recently, but mine is not as cool as yours!  

Here it is : https://flic.kr/p/2nKmos1

 

Clear sky

Your wide field view is very nice also!!!




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