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Offline Dave Smith

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IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« on: 16:12:02, 06 August, 2017 »
My first Nebula image of 2017! Having spent most of my time observing variable stars I thought I should see if I can remember how to take an image. This is the result of 21 x 600s subs in my Megrez 90 telescope with 0.8x focal reducer and an Atik 460Ex CCD camera with a 3nm Astrodon Ha filter and a nearly full Moon in the early hours of this morning 6 Aug 2017.



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Re: IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« Reply #1 on: 16:52:59, 06 August, 2017 »
Very nice Dave, the 3nm filter has done a good job of reducing the effect of the glare of the moon.  Jim
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Re: IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« Reply #2 on: 09:51:39, 07 August, 2017 »
Super stuff Dave. Its like riding a bike, you might wobble a bit to start with but it all soon comes flooding back.

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Re: IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« Reply #3 on: 10:44:43, 09 August, 2017 »
You have remembered well, Dave  :thumbup:

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Re: IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« Reply #4 on: 11:09:52, 12 August, 2017 »
Crisp & sharp, Dave... very nice detail indeed, sir...

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Re: IC5070 The Pelican Nebula
« Reply #5 on: 18:41:12, 14 August, 2017 »
Very impressive Dave,

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