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VikN46

Best night in a long time!

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Well last night was one of those rare nights where it all comes together. The weather, equipment, guiding and everything in between.

I intended to stick with just the one target but got carried away with the excellent conditions and ended up starting 4 ;)

Anyway after 10 hours over 23/11/14 and 24/11/14 heres what I have so far. Thanks for looking.

Usual stuff:

SW Equinox 80 APO, EQ5 Pro Synscan GOTO.

Guiding: SW 9x 50 finder guider and QHY5.

Modded Canon 600D and coma corrector with CLS clip filter.

Using: BYEOS, PHD, DSS, Photoshop CC.

M42 - Orion Nebula - Finished Image

ISO 400

5 X 300 second light frames

6 x 600 second light frames

15 x 30 second light frames

10 x 10 second light frames

40 x Flats

20 x Bias

20 X Darks

15870511092_599d909a06_c.jpgM42 ORION NEBULA DSLR by VikN46, on Flickr

M1 - Crab Nebula

ISO 400

6 x 600 second light frames

40 X Flats

20 x Bias

20 X Darks

15870598812_c512b8d723_c.jpgM1 CRAB NEBULA 1.1 by VikN46, on Flickr

15683907930_25c7e67031_c.jpgM1 CRAB NEBULA CROP DSLR by VikN46, on Flickr

IC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula

ISO 400

10 x 600 second light frames

1 x 1200 second light frames

40 x Flats

20 x Bias

20 X Darks

15685469017_5f988ab85a_c.jpgIC 405 Flaming Star Nebula by VikN46, on Flickr

AND FINALY..

IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula

ISO 400

5 x 600 second light frames

40 x Flats

20 x Bias

20 X Darks

15685222789_842c6d7be3_c.jpgIC 434 HORSE HEAD NEBULA DSLR by VikN46, on Flickr

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Amazing how many subjects you got in one go... well done :cool: !    Given our weather here in UK you are an example to us all..... if its clear make the most of it!!!!!! :grin:

Andy

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This is a great collection of images. Very nice indeed. Great when everything is in synch!!

                                Best regards,

                                                       Ralph

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You did well to get all of those in one session!! Nicely done.

Pete

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Thanks all it certainly was a fun night, just need another clear night or two to get more subs to finish off all the targets I started that night :)

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