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andyboy1970
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10 minute subs + poor conditions + Light pollution = Crap image

 

m78_31dec13_zps03c59b84.png

 

11 x 10minute subs, ATIK16hr, SW HEQ5, SW 150p, Coma corrector, CLS filter

 

Wasn't going to post but Hay-ho

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Through a 81mm triplet I could see a smudge with two embedded stars, but when I viewed this through a 16" dob under dark skies it appeared as a thumb print in the sky, very nice indeed.


 


You do need dark skies though.


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I have never viewed it visually but I chuckled when I read somewhere that "It's an easy target in small scopes".

 

it is easy to "see" I've seen it at Belper in 20x 60 binos

 

but as Doc says it is a smudge with 2 stars

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