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Started by tvdavis, 02/01/2005 10:02PM
Posted 02/01/2005 10:02PM Opening Post
Hi Everyone,

Well, the clouds finally left (after a solid month) so I though I'd image a little. I did this M42 tonight while I was waiting for astronomical twilight and for another target to come up. I did only 10 second frames unguided just to see what I could get out of such a brief image. Here's the specs:

AP 155 EDF f/7
AP .67x reducer
ST-10XME (HaR)RGB (3,3):3:3:3 min (very short!!!)
AP 1200GTO unguided

I was just playing around but it looks recognizable.

Hope your skies are clear,

Tom Davis
Inkom, ID

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Posted 02/02/2005 04:16AM #1
Looks awesome to me Tom!
Pinpoint stars, lots of detail... nice colors, great!

Thanks for sharing! 8)

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
Coconut Creek, FL

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Posted 02/02/2005 05:54AM #2
Very beautiful, Tom. Amazing what even short exposures can find in M42.
Posted 02/02/2005 09:32AM #3
Quite alot for such a short time.

Here's mine from last night.
mx716 w/Ha, ST120

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