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Online chris.bailey

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Kelling - M101
« on: 11:37:24, 31 March, 2014 »
The first from Saturday evening. The FSQ85 is not really at its best on these smaller galaxies but it was a matter of finding something in the clearest sky area

Imaged: 30th March 2014
Scope: Tak FSQ85
Mount: Paramount MX
Camera: Atik 383 Baader RGB Filters
Guided: Atik OAG/QHY5II
Exposures: 8 x 360
LX200|ZS70|FSQ85|FLT110|Altair DF250RC|EQ6 Pro(Rowan Belt Mod)|ParamountMX
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Starlight Express SXVRH16/ONAG/FW|Lodestar X2|Baader 2" Filters
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Re: Kelling - M101
« Reply #1 on: 18:01:33, 31 March, 2014 »
That was my intended first target - but hey ho!

I do like these widefield.

Dave
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Re: Kelling - M101
« Reply #2 on: 18:02:58, 31 March, 2014 »
Considering the condtions Chris that has come out quite well
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Re: Kelling - M101
« Reply #3 on: 21:18:46, 31 March, 2014 »
Hey Chris....

This is the Ha from the same timeline/session....   2 x 10 mins (showing eff all) & 2 x 20 mins (showing a bit more than eff all  :laugh: )

Usual setup - SXVr-H16, Altair 102mm triplet, guided with a Lodestar on a x2 barlowed Altair Guider scope all on the frooby old black EQ6 Pro...

Pixinsight.... well... bias claibrated and not a lot else more! (resized to 800x800 for here)

Phil

EDIT: Image rotated (after platesolve) to nearly zero degrees (maybe 1.7 ish? )
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Re: Kelling - M101
« Reply #4 on: 21:38:34, 31 March, 2014 »
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Re: Kelling - M101
« Reply #5 on: 21:53:08, 31 March, 2014 »
Come out well Chris,

I'm struggling with my images at the moment.   Got a large dust bunny that flats won't touch, although they remove the couple of smaller ones.

Rog
Scopes - TS65q, W/O 110 Triplet
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