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M46 and NGC2438


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After a session on the moon last night, I thought I'd have my first attempt at M46 and the planetary neb NGC 2438 . Despite the really bright moonglow and its low altitude just above the nearby rooftops (about 20°), I'm quite pleased and surprised at how much detail and colour I've managed to capture here. On the original, I can just make out the 17.7 mag central star of NGC 2438.

21 x 5 mins, Unmodded Canon 450d, SW Coma Corrector + LP filter, SW 250mm f/4.8 Newtonian, NEQ6, PHD guiding.

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Thats splendid Luke especially from UK lat, that pn has always intrigued me, it is not connected with the cluster and is a little smaller than M57. I had a go at a close up of the pn as its quite colourful. It must be only 23deg alt and your getting some good star colour.

John.

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