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NGC 6820 & NGC 6823 in Vulpecula


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Last night I imaged the often overlooked H-alpha area NGC 6820 near the open cluster NGC 6823. Meanwhile I made a timelapse - exposed every 2 minutes - of the telescope (and I) in action.

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Exposure time: 240 minutes (12x 1200s)

Telescope: INTES 150 mm (6") MK-69 at f/6 with Baader H-alpha 7 nm narrowband filter

Camera: SBIG ST-8300M (T: -20 degrees Celsius)

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO (guide rate: 1x, PEM activated)Guiding: TS OAG + SX Lodestar + PHD

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