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First attempt at M27 (Dumbell)

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Inspired by Craigs post yesterday http://stargazerslounge.com/topic/251958-m27-dumbbel-060915/ I decided to point my scope in that direction and see what I could get. Wasn't expecting a lot (some might say I didn't get a lot) but I was pleasantly surprised by the result.

Cannot decide on which stack is the best/worst so posted all three.

All taken on ED80 with Canon 600D - 30 sec exposure

In total 70 frames at ISO1600 and 50 @ ISO3200

This first widefield and crop is just the 70 x ISO1600



The second is a stack a of all @ISO1600 + ISO3200



The third is the same stack as the second but processed slightly different.



All comments welcome.

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Nice images Dave. Tried to see this last night, but although the skies looked clear the seeing was poor.

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great images Dave, i cant believe how may stars you've captured. 

Awsome job

Thank you for pointing out the target. They don't call it the Milky Way for nothing  :smiley:

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