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A quick Andromeda. Don't look at Bob's for comparison and I might get away with it!

Canon 600D unmodified + Astronomik CLS filter. Sigma 120-300 f/2.8 OS. 19x2m

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M52 and bubble nebula. Need more focal length on this one.

Canon 600D unmodified + Astronomik CLS filter. Sigma 120-300 f/2.8 OS. 17x2m

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100% crop of bubble.

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This was guided on EQ6. Lens at 300mm f/2.8.

Bob, your recent take on it got many comments along the lines of "best ever", and I'm a loooooong way off that!

Bubble is definitely on my revisit list, but needs a lot more focal length and I'm not sure my alignment and guiding is 100% up for that yet, especially as the speeds go down with longer focal lengths...

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