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Hi,

This is my attempt at the Owl nebula and also the first picture taken with cooled CCD camera for me. My Canon EOS500D has now retired. The image is photographed from Uppsala in Sweden, date 2013-03-13. Exposures L23x10min, R9x10min, G9x10min, B7x10min. Camera SBIG STF-8300M, cooled to -30 ° C. Telescope, Skywatcher 190MN on NEQ6-mount. Guide camera-QHY5M. Stacked in Maxim DL and then processed in Adobe Ps Cs5. Weather

conditions good, around -15°C. Enjoy! :smiley:

Full 100% wiew: http://www.astronet....2550&mode=large

Close up wiew, cropped: http://www.astronet....2549&mode=large post-8202-0-39856300-1368656293_thumb.jp post-8202-0-22097500-1368656518_thumb.jp

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Excellent, a real change from the norm, I like it a lot ;)

Thanks! The background in the picture is very exciting too, with lots of small distant Galaxies! Click on the full 100% link to explore the background! :smiley:

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Thanks! The background in the picture is very exciting too, with lots of small distant Galaxies! Click on the full 100% link to explore the background! :smiley:

I did see a couple in the image. When i clicked on the full size image, it is choc-a-block with galaxies.

Well done.

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That's a very good shot and you have captured the nebula nicely, I found this a difficult target when I attempted it and the result was nowhere near as good as you have got well done

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