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Old 18-04-2021, 01:53 PM
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NGC2736, The Pencil Nebula

I recently spent 3 nights at Wiruna under dark skies. Amongst other things I shot the Pencil Nebula.

30 by 300 sec, Darks, Flats, Bias
ASI 2600 MC, No filters
Esprit 120 @F7

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Bortle 2 sky

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Old 19-04-2021, 08:17 AM
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Quite well resolved for a difficult target.

Well done Paul
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Old 21-04-2021, 12:05 AM
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Quite well resolved for a difficult target.

Well done Paul
Thanks Peter,

Not sure if I pushed the colour too much but there is a lot of nebulosity, so the background cannot be clean.
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Old 21-04-2021, 12:51 PM
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Really nice depth and colors. Wiruna skies at work there.
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Really nice depth and colors. Wiruna skies at work there.
Yes, Wiruna skies are great. You need to pack a freezer suit and a bottle of whiskey to stay warm though...
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