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Wide angle shot of M51


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I was testing my full frame ASI2400MC and decided for a wide angle shot of M51.  Just to give a perspective of it floating in space. 
 

I see a few other small distant galaxies got swept up in the picture. 
 

About 40 minutes of capture from my Orion XT12G Dobsonian 

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Thanks for the feedback.  That’s always that tradeoff… the dramatic effect of a deep sky object against a fairly dark sky vs bringing out the dimmest of the nebulosity.  I’ll take another look at the data and make sure I didn’t suppress anything interesting.

I am pleased with the full frame ASI2400MC/F3.65 12” scope combo though.  It can really deliver that combo of reasonably wide field, high capture productivity and good resolution (on nights of decent seeing).

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