Friday, 6 December 2013

A couple of old favourites to test my new telescope mount:

A couple of images from Wednesday night - official "first light" for my new EQ6 with good PA and guiding all working.  All taken with the Evostar ED120APO (with flattener/reducer), Modded Canon 1000D (with SW LP filter), ST80/QHY5/PHD guiding.

The Pleiades: 1hour 30 mins (24 x 5min subs), 24 Flats, 28 Darks at 6°C (ambient), 72 Bias.

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M1 The Crab Nebula: 3hours (36 x 5min subs), 24 Flats, 28 Darks at 6°C (ambient), 36 Bias.

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