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Last night seemed pretty dark and clear at about 10:30, due to ... A long story, no astro gear was accessable so I rested my HTC10 on the patio table , set it on manual mode 16 seconds at ISO 1600 and captured Cassiopeia, surprised to see (of you look hard enough) the double cluster and a very feint Andromeda.

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Pretty surprised what can be achieved with a smartphone.

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I love seeing what smartphones can do. 

Having had a real close look and just stretching the contrast, I've convinced myself that you have picked up something of M33 too!

Have a look. What do you think?

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Tried out ISO 3200 @ 16 seconds (max the HTC 10 will do) obviously very noisy as it's just a phone but with a bit of stretching and  levels , a saturation boost its picked up the milky way :icon_biggrin:

 

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1 hour ago, knobby said:

obviously very noisy as it's just a phone

I had a play and reduced some noise.

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