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Hi all

After a frustrating time getting my head around which side of the pier to begin this image (the dreaded tripod leg collision dilema) I resorted to two nights of imaging for this one. Im very pleased with the results.

Using EQMod / Stellarium scope to find the target, disable meridian flip and halt tracking just before the collision point! :D

Canon 1000D / CLS Filter clip

Skywatcher 250px

Guiding with ToUcam Pro II

25x 5 min exposures

Darks on the fly

30x Flats

Thanks for looking


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nice wall Vega it may be my monitor but it looks a little bit dark. good image though.

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I agree with the dark look, I think I clipped the histogram. Or the histogram had quite a lot of data to the left during capture :/

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