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My first go at imaging m45

shot using a vintage super takumar 135, f3.5 iso640 best 80%of 35 120second subs. The camera was mounted on a star adventurer and polar alignment was rough

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Beautiful! Well done! :) 

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great shot mate, ive just brought the same lens, ill have to have a go first chance i get.  well done.  thanks ,charl. ps what camera are you using and is it astro modded.

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55 minutes ago, xtreemchaos said:

great shot mate, ive just brought the same lens, ill have to have a go first chance i get.  well done.  thanks ,charl. ps what camera are you using and is it astro modded.

It's just an old cannon 40d, stock no modification atall... Great lens for astrophotography, look forward to your results,

 

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That is a beautiful shot. Nice work!
Going to have to try this one when the weather clears. I've been eyeing it the last few times I've been out ;)

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Lovely shot.

This is what I love about widefield imaging, you can do a rough alignment and still get good results. Which is good for me as I'm terrible at polar aligning. 

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