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Managed to capture Vesta again late last night/early morning after checking outside for clear weather before I went to bed, so had a 30 minute detour from achieving a nice warm bed. Taken with my Canon PowerShot SX410 IS bridge camera piggy backed onto my 4SE Mak, with ISO1600, f5.6 with 5 second exposure, zoom set to approx 25x to 30x zoom. Slight tweaking in my photo editing software Serif Photoplus to clean up a little. Image from Skysafari too showing same area of sky approx at the same time. Last image shows Vesta marked with a V pointing to it.

Gus :)

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Another good catch Gus, bit annoying as I can't get it from my garden now.

Dave

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nice one mate what a catch, never got it myself yet. well done. good image too.  thanks, charl.

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Just now, Davey-T said:

Another good catch Gus, bit annoying as I can't get it from my garden now.

Dave

Thanks Dave. It came out much darker than my previous image a week or so ago as I was imaging it in between houses, so shielded from the dreaded LP off the street lamps at the back and front of my house. 

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2 minutes ago, xtreemchaos said:

nice one mate what a catch, never got it myself yet. well done. good image too.  thanks, charl.

Thanks Charl. Been having fun tracking Vesta over the last 10 days, and getting a few images of it too in widefield shots. Going to experiment more with the camera to see what else I can snap with it Astro wise! :) 

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if you can get vesta, nothing is outa your reach , id try a few cluster, m5 ,m3 m53 ect and some doubles, but m3 is nice a high at about 10pm in the S/E, charl.

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Just now, xtreemchaos said:

if you can get vesta, nothing is outa your reach , id try a few cluster, m5 ,m3 m53 ect and some doubles, but m3 is nice a high at about 10pm in the S/E, charl.

Good idea mate. Will do! :) 

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