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My First Ever DSO


Keiran
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Hi all,

tonight was the first time I really got to test my new mount, and put my scope to the test, and wow... The things I have seen to night, have amazed me.

I think I have had the bes coditions my city will offer me, so the next step, a power pack, and a nice dark sky obs spot :D

Anyway, I wanted to share with you, my first ever DSO, seen and photographed. A widefield of the ring nebula.

ISO 2000

4x 30 sec exposures stacked

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Next time, I will try more exposures, and abit closer.

Thanks for looking Keiran

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Nicely done!

I think I started with that one as well...i vaguely remember spending a couple of hours trying to find the damn thing!

Try M 27 thats always good for a laugh and quite bright.

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Thanks very much all for the kind comments, I had an absolutly brilliant time out there last night :D

I was going to try M27, but I couldnt see it from my house, maybe when I go to adarker location, with better 360' views.

Thanks again all

Keiran

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