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theodoros1978

M45, Pleiades, with a dobsonian on AZ mount

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Hey folks,

this is an attempt to image m45 and get the nebulosity of the "seven sisters". 20subs * 30sec on ISO 1600.

enjoy, please free to comment and collaborate.

theo

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Thats very good for a Dob Alt/Az! Now gets lots more lights and make sure to get darks as well. Will help keep the noise down in the image. But very impressive.

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Nice, colours are good, but (and it is personal) those diffraction spikes just kill it for me.

I know some don't mind them but I am not one.

They make it look as if someone has stuck metallic blue stars on a background.

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Great image :) But I don't like diffraction spikes either.

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Diffraction spikes are not added by me but from the telescope itself!

The 10" dob has a spider vaine at top that holds secondary mirror - so it is shown on picture.

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