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Fun with my ETX LS6 5/24/2024

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#1 rigel123

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Posted 24 May 2024 - 09:04 PM

I bought the ETX LS6 when it first came out to use for DSO imaging.  I was a real newby at the time and didn't know about field rotation, Alt/Az versus EQ mounts, etc.  I just knew it could find objects in the night sky!  Finally figured out what I really needed to do but have always loved this scope and the optics that it came with.  So with some clearing skies, and albeit, hazy conditions I set it up with the Baader Film and took a 4 panel mosaic with the Saturn-M SQR and a close up of AR's 3685 and 86 with the ASI174MM.  Not too bad considering the conditions.

 

Full Disk Mosaic
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Close up of AR's 3685 and 86
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Posted 25 May 2024 - 12:49 AM

Nice detail in the close up, Warren!


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Posted 25 May 2024 - 06:29 AM

Thanks Eric, that definitely came out better than I had expected!


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Posted 25 May 2024 - 06:50 AM

Wow wouldn’t have thought itd resolve those granules, nice


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Posted 25 May 2024 - 08:10 AM

Wow wouldn’t have thought itd resolve those granules, nice

Thanks, not quite resolved but definitely some texture there!




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