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Henry Palmer

Melotte 15 and surrounding area

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M16 From CU mountain research center image

M16 From CU mountain research center

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This was taken during our Astronomy clubs annual visit to the CU Rocky Mountain Research center. It was taken with my Orion 8" F/4 Newtonian and 20D. I also used Astro-Tech's Comma Corrector. This is approximately 8 minutes of exposure time via 30 sec subs at ISO 1600.