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Roy Batty

M52 - Open Cluster 22nd Jun 08

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This open cluster lies adjacent to the consellation cassiopeia now rising from my north-east. Its just a small stack of 12 X 1min subs, prime focus DSLR. Its quite a rich star field area so the cluster is not as spectacular as, say M13, but attractive all the same. I'm posting another of M13 in a mo...

cheers

RB

Open Cluster M52 - 22nd Jun 08

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Very nice image Roy - lovely star colours. :grin:

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Excellent image Roy, and not a Messier that I have looked at much. It is a very attractive cluster and (from your image) is much under rated. I will add it to my list to be looked at and imaged when it finally gets properly dark this far north (mid-August).

Thanks for the image.

Tom

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That's a really nice image of M52. I saw it a few times last year but not so far in 2008 - reminded me to look it up WHEN it gets dark.

cheers, Martin

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thanks guys, at first I thought I might have over done it with the saturation but perhaps not given the comments on star colour.

cheers

RB

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