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Ron Masters
February 1, 2021
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Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

Equipment card


ZWO ASI294 MC Pro at prime focus to William Optics Zenithstar 61, Baader MPCC and Contrast Boost/IR Cut filters. Imaged from heavily light polluted major Midwest City skies. The Baader filters help a lot. SharpCap used to livestack 128 frames at 9.4-second exposure per frame. about 20 minutes total exposure time. Minor post-process with Registax 6 wavelets and Digital Photo Professional. Ioptron skytracker pro with counterweight kit, fitted with panning bases to provide smooth true RA/Dec motion.