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Spacecake2

First time observing Orion Nebula without camera adapter

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Today at 3am (Australia) I woke up and I tried to observe the Orion nebula. It was pretty hard to image it since I don't have a camera adapter and a had 4 second exposures. But after 20 tries I finally got non-wobbly image. The camera could see more than my own eyes! 

(I live in bortle 7) ☹️

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