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M57 with a webcam...

Started by jjacobso, 10/02/2002 10:28PM
Posted 10/02/2002 10:28PM Opening Post
Hi Guys -

This is my 3rd attempt at imaging M57 with my Toucam webcam. This is 30 X 15 sec. images stacked. Taken with an 8" LX-200 in alt-az mode (no wedge.)

Still have a ways to go, but I am having fun getting there!


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Posted 10/03/2002 09:15AM #1
Image looks very good. The only hassle seems to be the alt-az platform; you are getting quite a bit of trailing.

Ron Wodaski
author of "The New CCD Astronomy"

Ron Wodaski
New Astronomy Press