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Old 18-10-2020, 04:08 PM
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Large Magallenic Cloud

First attempt at the LMC

Taken from Coonabarrabran with a Samyang 135mm on Canon 500D Mod with Skywatcher Star Adventurer Pro. 5 x 120 sec ISO 1600.

Thanks to Jeff at Wobblesock Obs and his Dark Sky site


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Old 18-10-2020, 05:55 PM
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Well done Paul - a lot of detail there - shows the various sections well.
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Well done Paul - a lot of detail there - shows the various sections well.
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Thanks John! I was like a kid in a candy shop that night! So many targets to choose from. Ill add more data overtime
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Nice lens. Shame you have a bit of pattern noise. Dithering would help with that when stacking.
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Nice lens. Shame you have a bit of pattern noise. Dithering would help with that when stacking.
Yes Ill use the inbuilt dither function next time. RA only so will probably go for 0.5 arc minute
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Yes Ill use the inbuilt dither function next time. RA only so will probably go for 0.5 arc minute
In my experience given the size of the pattern I'd go all out in DEC and RA by at least 5 to 10 pixels.
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In my experience given the size of the pattern I'd go all out in DEC and RA by at least 5 to 10 pixels.
ok now I need to do my math! thanks
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