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First Light Sierra Chaparral

Started by hbastro, 06/17/2012 01:43PM
Posted 06/17/2012 01:43PM Opening Post
First light image of the NGC7000 region. Imaging was completely remote controlled 220 miles from the telescope and observatory site. 8" F/2.6 home made astrograph STL 1100M HAlpha filter (3) 10 min sub frames.
Posted 06/17/2012 04:06PM #1
Nice Dave, heck that is great having a remote observatory.

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Posted 06/30/2012 02:42PM #2
Dave,
Lovely image and great story about the observatory and astrograph. Congrats on the first light for remote control.

Jim Thommes

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