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    • NGC 6888
      Stars are a bit big but the guiding seemed to be playing ball.
      • 3 replies
    • Sol 7-12-2018  ha
      nowhere near my best but the drought has been toooo long
       

       

       

       
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    • NGC6960 - Western Veil Nebula
      OK - this was 3 hrs of integration - 180 x 1min subs to try to keep 52Cyg from blowing out too much; C8+Hyperstar+178 MC Cool; Processed in Pix1.8
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    • E-PL5 first light - 03/11/18 M45
      107x 180s Lights
      60 Darks
      60 Flats
      60 Bias
      ISO1600
      5h 24m total integration
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      • 6 replies
    • Venus 26-10-2018 about 10 mins before inferior conjunction
      WO132 Chameleon cam
      IR742 filter
       
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