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M52 and NGC 7635 from Kelling Heath


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My yearly four-day autumn sojourn to Kelling Heath yielded only one picture this year.  I used my Astro-modified Canon 1100D to capture 28 x 300 second subs of the area around M52 in Cassiopeia. The camera was cooled down to just 6 degC by my homemade camera cooler and this certainly led to a relatively low-noise image.

The cloud we had led to the brighter stars having large haloes around them, which I had tried to reduce a bit.

 

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Really loving the field of view here, so many stars and the bubble looks lovely

Also it sounds like the cooling is working well for you, was it easy to do?

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