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QHY8L First light :-) NGC7635 and M52


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Hi!

First light with my QHY8L and first contact with CCD camera :-) It was a right choice and good upgrade from Nikon D7200.

13x600s - Light at -20C
25x600s - Dark at -20C
35xBias
35xFLAT

 

Tomek
 

 

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That's lovely! Good colour. I bet you are pleased with that first time.  Have you had to do much processing to get rid of light pollution or do you have good dark skies? What telescope? 

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6 minutes ago, Ouroboros said:

That's lovely! Good colour. I bet you are pleased with that first time.  Have you had to do much processing to get rid of light pollution or do you have good dark skies? What telescope? 

 

Thank You!

Yes, I'm very pleased :-) I have quite good dark sky and Bubble nebula was high over horizon so processing was easier than with Nikon. My full setup: SkyWatcher 150/750 Newtonian, HEQ5 SynScan with BT dongle, guided with QHY5LII, AstroJolo focuser (now changed to AstroHub 3.0

 

 

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Yes, I've just checked its position on Safari.  I think I know what my next target is. It won't be as good as your image no doubt as I only have an unmodded Canon 450D, but it'll be interesting to compare. 

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